Here you will find informative videos about type 1 diabetes studies, the development of the disease, explanatory background information, and tips for study participants:
Halftime: The world’s largest prevention study for type 1 diabetes in infants has reached an important milestone
For a world without type 1 diabetes: The new study centre at the Helmholtz Zentrum München
spring 2019 – Why is research on type 1 diabetes so important? Who is actually behind all the studies and who is participating in them? For the opening of the new study centre at the Institute of Diabetes Research, Helmholtz Zentrum München, we spoke to some of the participants, researchers, and initiators to find out more.
GPPAD Dresden Investigator Meeting
What drives the researchers at GPPAD? Why is it so important to prevent type 1 diabetes?
Some of our researchers provide answers in a short, moving video.
Roundtable discussion on type 1 diabetes
On 5 December, experts met at the GPPAD Investigator Meeting to discuss various aspects of type 1 diabetes research. The discussion was in English.
First advert for the Freder1k study
There is now a short advertisement for the Freder1k study with many young actors.
Find out about the early detection and prevention of type 1 diabetes
How does type 1 diabetes develop and how can the disease be identified as early as possible? What research is being carried out in the search for treatment options? The video from the Diabetes Information Service at Helmholtz Zentrum München and the German Center for Diabetes Research gives a brief and clear explanation of the role of autoantibodies as markers for early detection and describes vaccination studies and other approaches for the early treatment of type 1 diabetes.
“There’s no need to worry about having blood taken” – information for parents and children
If children take part in clinical studies, they will usually have blood taken at the start or during the study.
In our video, “There’s no need to worry about having blood taken”, parents, children, and our study doctors tell us about their experiences and give some great tips.
Opening of the study centre at the University Hospital Dresden
The Saxon State Minister of Science and the Arts, Dr Eva-Maria Stange, officially opened the Centre for Paediatric Clinical Studies at the University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus in Dresden at the end of January. In the coming years, children from Saxony who are participating in the POInT type 1 diabetes prevention study will be seen regularly in the new treatment rooms.
Freder1k study in Saxony: early detection of the risk of developing type 1 diabetes
Information about the Freder1k screening test, including the process and advantages, from the Department of Paediatrics in Dresden.
How does the immune system react to a viral infection?
Not just for children: A short animated video explains the role played by various immune cells in the immune response.
How does the immune system react in type 1 diabetes?
How does type 1 diabetes develop? A short animated video explains what goes wrong in the immune response. Suitable for children and adults.
Oral insulin to prevent autoimmune diabetes
This video provides an introduction to the disease mechanism of type 1 diabetes and explains the principle behind preventive treatment with oral insulin.