Diabetes Research, Type 2 diabetes

NEWS

VoLuNTEERS

Male Volunteers needed

NEEDED for appetite research

Obesity and related health problems

including Type 2 diabetes are becoming We invite men who don’t have diabetes, but have fam

increasingly common, causing long-term ily members with Type 2 diabetes, to take part in re-

ill health. We do not understand why

search looking at how our brains respond to food, to

some people are particularly prone to

help find out why conditions like diabetes develop. A

weight gain and diabetes. One possibility

is that the way our brains stop our desire

health check is included and eligible volunteers will be

to eat more after a meal, may be different reimbursed up to £310 for their time. For more informa-

in people predisposed to obesity and tion please contact us

diabetes. Gaining further knowledge of Tel: 020 7848 5654 / 020 7848 5680

the way the brain controls eating will help Email: yee.cheah@kcl.ac.uk / katherine.twist@kcl.ac.uk

the development of new ways to prevent Diabetes & Nutritional Sciences, King’s College London

and treat these conditions.

Kings College London is currently

undertaking research looking at whether

people who are at risk of developing brains react to food. There is a lot of existing at how the brain may detect low glucose

type 2 diabetes (as other family members research that suggests the brain is intimately levels, and how this might differ in

are affected by diabetes), react to food involved in controlling appetite, which may people with type 1 diabetes who have

differently to those who are at lower risk. be different in people at risk of developing difficulty telling when they are low (or

The research uses functional magnetic type 2 diabetes in the future. ‘hypoglycaemia unawareness’).

resonance imaging to take pictures of This research extends from research http://bit.ly/KCL_research

such volunteers’ brains, to see how their performed by our research group, looking

HANDy App foR RESEARcH

Glycosmedia is based in the UK and run information available to select the pertinent Interesting articles can also be saved

a website and free digital weekly diabetes material. The editorial team at Glycosmedia to the users “Favorites” folder for later

news service that lists the latest research, do this for them and broadcast the study. In addition, the original articles

reports and news in diabetes. The service information immediately on the App and can be shared with colleagues either by

is aimed at healthcare professionals and also on Twitter. All of the references carried email or via Twitter. All of these functions

patients who want keep informed about in the news listing are linked to the original are available directly from the App and

diabetes. sources. Particularly interested patients can facilitates the free flow of pertinent clinical

The editorial team of Glycosmedia are do so too. and research information. It can be

medically trained and the idea is that the The information on the home screen of downloaded free from iTunes. Currently

busy medical professionals does not have the App is presented by date, or can be the App for iPhone and iPad is supported

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