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DTU Laboratory awarded Clinical Pathology Assocation (CPA) accreditation

19-Dec-2007

HOMA Calculator 2.2.2 released

12-Dec-2007
News Image Entry of a comma (,) instead of a full stop or period (.) as a decimal point where appropriate for non-English versions of Windows.

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Diabetes Trials Unit awarded full UKCRC CTU Registration

28-Nov-2007
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Consensus algorithm update for thiazolidinediones

22-Nov-2007
News Image Management of hyperglycaemia in type 2 diabetes mellitus: a consensus algorithm for the initiation and adjustment of therapy : Update regarding the thiazolidinediones
D. M....

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Recommendations for designing tables that report randomized trials

15-Nov-2007
News Image Recommendations for designing tables that report randomized trials
E. S....

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Outstanding Foreign Investigator Award

14-Nov-2007
News Image Professor Rury Holman, Director of the Diabetes Trials Unit at Oxford University, has been awarded the 'Outstanding Foreign Investigator Award' by the Japan Society of Diabetic Complications

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Metabolic syndrome and Type 2 diabetes - UKPDS Paper 78

30-Oct-2007
News Image Impact of the Metabolic Syndrome on Macrovascular and Microvascular Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. UKPDS 78
Carole A....

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4-T One Year results published in NEJM

25-Oct-2007
News Image The 4-T One-Year results were presented as a "late breaking trial" at the 43rd EASD meeting in Amsterdam on 21st September 2007.

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HOMA Calculator 2.2.1 released

23-Oct-2007
News Image Fixes a minor problem running the HOMA Calculator on Windows where the allowed ranges for Insulin, Specific Insulin and C-Peptide would be reported with SI units rather than the alternatives. All calculations remain the same....

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Risk Engine confidence interval methodology published

05-Sep-2007
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Stability of Soluble Adhesion Molecules, Selectins, and C-Reactive Protein at Various Temperatures

07-Aug-2007
News Image Stability of soluble adhesion molecules, selectins and C-reactive protein at various temperatures: implications for epidemiological and large-scale clinical studies
Janine Hartweg, Michael Gunter, Rafael Perera, Andrew Farmer, Carole Cull, Casper Schalkwijk, Astrid Kok, Harry Twaalfhoven, Rury Holman and Andrew Neil
Clinical Chemistry 2007;53:1858-60

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Omega-3 PUFA effects on emerging lipid cardiovascular risk markers in type 2 diabetes

01-Aug-2007
News Image Meta-analysis of the effects of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids on lipoproteins, lipolytic action, oxidation, lipid ratios and other emerging lipid cardiovascular risk markers in type 2 diabetes
J. Hartweg, A....

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GAD autoantibodies and epitope reactivities in T2DM (UKPDS 77)

29-Jul-2007
News Image GAD autoantibodies and epitope reactivities persist after diagnosis in latent autoimmune diabetes in adults but do not predict disease progression: UKPDS 77.
M....

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Self blood glucose monitoring in type 2 diabetes - the DiGEM study

24-Jul-2007
News Image Impact of self monitoring of blood glucose in the management of patients with non-insulin treated diabetes: open parallel group randomised trial
Andrew Farmer, Alisha Wade, Elizabeth Goyder, Patricia Yudkin, David French, Anthea Craven, Rury Holman, Ann-Louise Kinmonth, Andrew Neil on behalf of the Diabetes Glycaemic Education and Monitoring Trial Group
British Medical Journal 2007;335:132-6

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UKPDS Outcomes Model version 1.2 available

21-Jun-2007
News Image Changes in Version 1.2Bug Fixes

a) Incorrect handling of updated smoking status risk factor values has been fixed. In version 1.1 past smokers (value 1) were treated as current smokers (value 2), and current smokers were treated as a doubling of the smoking effect....

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Sad news - Carole Cull died on the 9th June 2007

09-Jun-2007


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Framingham, SCORE and DECODE CVD risk estimates in type 2 diabetes

01-May-2007
News Image Framingham, SCORE and DECODE do not provide reliable cardiovascular risk estimates in type 2 diabetes
Ruth L. Coleman, Richard J....

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Omega-3 PUFA effects on haematological and thrombogenic factors in type 2 diabetes

30-Jan-2007
News Image Meta-analysis of the effects of omega-3 poylunsaturated fatty acids on haematological and thrombogenic factors in type 2 diabetes
J. Hartweg, A....

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Association Analysis of the HLA Gene Region in LADA

30-Jan-2007
News Image An Association Analysis of the HLA Gene Region in Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults
M. Desai, E....

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