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Welcome to the Diabetes Trials Unit

The Diabetes Trials Unit (DTU) is a fully registered UKCRC Clinical Trials Unit (#14), specialising in performing national and multinational clinical trials related to diabetes, and a member of the Medical Sciences Division Clinical Trials Sub-Committee. [More about the DTU]

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To find out more about studies taking place see our multicentre or Oxford based Trials

To hear more about what it is like to take part in a diabetes research study watch our video

If you would like to take part in one of our studies or find out more, please complete our enquiry form.

Latest News

Let's Defeat Diabetes

News Image Every day clinicians and scientists at the Boris Family Clinic help people deal with their diabetes and look for new solutions to this common disease. Now they are using a novel approach: a music video....

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Magdalen Tower set to turn blue for World Diabetes Day

News Image Clinicians and researchers are preparing to light Oxford's Magdalen Tower blue to mark World Diabetes Day - and have invited patients and visitors to then learn more at an open day about the condition at the Churchill Hospital.

The tower at Magdalen College in High Street will follow in the footsteps of other landmarks including Elizabeth Tower (known informally as Big Ben) and Sydney Opera House by turning blue between 4....

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DTU Research Fellow presents new findings at the 2016 EASD in Munich

News Image Few data are available on the potential benefits that achieving different HbA1c targets might deliver. Dr Samiul Mostafa, a Diabetes Trials Unit academic clinical lecturer, used the UKPDS Outcomes Model to estimate 10-year risks for micro- and macrovascular type 2 diabetes complications when targeting HbA1c levels between 10% and 6%, to quantify the likely incremental benefits....

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