The DTU has today launched it's new website. The new site provides a more modern look, Radcliffe Department of Medicine branding and a simpler navigation system
Professor Rury Holman gave an invited plenary lecture at the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) 2013 World Diabetes Congress in Melbourne, Australia on 4th December. More than 10,000 people from across the globe attended the conference...[Read more...]
The fourth edition of the 2013 TRG newsletter is now available. Click the link below to find out about our work and recent activities[Link]
The Myre Sim Award is made biennially by The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. Dr Jyothis George was presented today with second prize for best original first author paper in a peer-reviewed journal between 1 March 2011 and 15 January 2013 inclusive[Link]
We are delighted to announce that Dr Jyothis George has joined the Diabetes Trials Unit (DTU) as a Senior Clinical Researcher.
Jyothis has moved from the University of Edinburgh, where he completed his PhD and specialist training in diabetes, endocrinology and internal medicine...
The third edition of the 2013 TRG newsletter is now available. Click the link below to find out about our work and recent activities[Link]
The new UKPDS-OM2 has significant advantages over the existing model, as it captures more outcomes, is based on longer follow-up data, and more comprehensively captures the progression of diabetes. Its use will permit detailed and reliable lifetime simulations of key health outcomes in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus...[Read more...]
On 27th May 2013 Professor Holman gave a talk entitled "New Understanding of the UKPDS 'Legacy Effect'" at Tongren Hospital, Beijing, China following his appointment in December 2012 as Visiting Professor to Capital Medical University
Prof Holman gave one of the two Special Lectures at this year's Japanese Diabetes Society meeting in Kumamoto, Japan on May 17th.
His talk was entitled "Clinical Outcome Trials in Type 2 Diabetes"
The second edition of the 2013 TRG newsletter is now available. Click the link below to find out about our work and recent activities[Link]
2012 was an exciting year for TECOS that saw the close of recruitment following randomisation of over 14,700 participants. Of the participating countries, 21 of 38 met or exceeded their recruitment targets...[Read more...]
Research published online this week by DTU and Australian researchers has found that one in six people with newly-diagnosed type 2 diabetes may have experienced a silent myocardial infarction (SMI) - a heart attack without chest pain or symptoms - in the past.
Published in the journal Circulation, the study examined data from 1,967 people with type 2 diabetes who enrolled in the landmark 30-year UK Prospective Diabetes Study (UKPDS)...
The spring edition of the TRG newsletter is now available. Click the link below to find out about our work and recent activities[Link]
Research published online today led by DTU researchers has found that people may be able to test themselves for diabetes in the comfort of their own home, using a novel electronic screening device.
The study, performed by DTU's NIHR supported Translational Research Group (TRG), is published in the journal Diabetes Care...