Diabetes trials hailed a potential cure

On Calendar yesterday, we told you about teenager Laura Dunion, who's involved in world-leading research for type 1 diabetes.

The lifelong condition stops the pancreas producing insulin, thereby affecting vital blood glucose levels.

Laura, who's from West Yorkshire, has been carrying out overnight trials of what is akin to an artificial pancreas - in the form of a computer programme.

As Tina Gelder now reports, the results have been hailed as a potential technological cure for the illness.

And to see the first of Tina's two special reports, click here