Help Beat Diabetes Campaign
Help Diabetes is a National Institute for Health Research
initiative to encourage people with diabetes to get involved with
research. Together we could help reduce the impact of
diabetes on the population.
The campaign aims to match diabetes patients with
research studies appropriate for them. Diabetes research can help
find new treatments and medication for patients. You can
register your interest to take part in diabetes studies by
completing the form here: www.researchforthefuture.nihr.ac.uk
or you can text your name and 'research' to 81400.
The NHS contact centre will then call you
If you register you are only expressing your interest
in clinical studies and are not agreeing to take part in specific
studies at this point.
Diabetes is a common life-long condition. There are
2.8 million people in the UK who have been diagnosed with diabetes
and around 800,000 more who have the condition but don't
know. By 2025, it is estimated that over 4 million people
will have diabetes.
Manchester Royal Infirmary had the
first dedicated Diabetes Centre in the country, which opened in
Further details are on the website: www.researchforthefuture.nihr.ac.uk