The study of 1,549 people from Exeter and Tayside measured C-peptide, which is produced at the same time and in the same quantities as insulin.
Doctors hope a new drug being tested in Cardiff could help diabetes patients regrow insulin-making cells in the body.
A SMALL mobile-phone-sized device which allows patients to regulate their own insulin dosage has already transformed the lives of a handful of patients in the north of Ireland.
Patients could experience a more comfortable time in hospital after a successful trial into controlling blood glucose levels.
WHAT could be a pioneering new treatment for diabetes sufferers is b
FOR one couple from Belfast, a rapid diagnosis of diabetes has made all the difference to their young son's treatment.
THE tragedy in Buncrana has shocked us all.
Scientists at Harvard have tested the new system on diabetes patients for 12 weeks.
Currently 4.6 million people in the UK have diabetes, and around 10% of these have Type 1 diabetes.
GROWING up, diabetes wasn't one of the diseases I knew about.