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You can help us forge ahead in many ways.

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Support health research

Hear why EDOR benefactor Sir Eion Edgar chose to support health research:
Sir Eion Edgar's story, Canterbury Medical Research Foundation (3min33sec)

Fundraising on our behalf

As an individual, or group, if you have an idea about how you would like to help raise funds please contact us at the first opportunity.

Raising awareness about our work

If you have an idea about how we can share our research please be in touch.

Edgar Diabetes and Obesity Research poster

A snapshot of EDOR research and impact during our first decade:

2014 EDOR poster

Diabetes research garners support

Lions Clubs District 202F are supporting Professor Ben Wheeler's research into new diabetes technology for children and young people living with type 1 diabetes.
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High fibre benefits those with diabetes

EDOR researchers have found that high-fibre diets are a key aspect of diabetes management.
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Development of diabetes supplement

Development of an innovative dietary supplement to combat diabetes with a natural extract derived from the dahlia plant has reached a second round of human trials.
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Professor Jeremy Krebs

Walking the talk to raise funds for diabetes

EDOR benefactor and advisory board chair, Sir Eion Edgar, is busy raising funds to support those with diabetes in New Zealand.
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Sir Eion Edgar

Sleep intervention works long-term to prevent childhood obesity

EDOR researchers have discovered that we should not underestimate the power of sleep to combat obesity.
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Professor Rachael Taylor

New technology for diabetic teenagers

Read about this world-first trial in teenagers with type 1 diabetes.

Professor Ben Wheeler

World Diabetes Day 14 November 2014

See what we got up to and check out our useful handouts.
World Diabetes Day

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Diabetes awareness in the community

Dietitian Kiri Sharp measures blood glucose at a charity auction in Palmerston.

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"Moo-tivated by research"

East Otago farmers Jim and Rhonda Thomson were "moo-tivated" to raise over $9,000 for diabetes research by auctioning yearling cattle.
Charity Auction flyer (PDF 205KB)

Photo of cow from charity auction sale

Researchers walk the talk

Let them eat cake - but served in healthy portions. Keely McGlynn serves special guests at her cafe Coffee Dot.

Photo of Keely McGlynn and guests at her cafe which promotes healthy portions of food.

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