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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.

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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.

REF2014 Impact Case Studies

The REF is a system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions implemented for the first time in 2014.

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Latest News

Exploring the impact of Diabetes UK research

13-Apr-2018
News Image Diabetes UK have released their first ever Research Impact Report which explores the impact of Diabetes UK research over the last 80 years. It was launched at a reception held on Thursday 15th March 2018 at the Diabetes UK Professional Conference....

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Dr. M. Angelyn Bethel leaves the Diabetes Trials Unit

06-Apr-2018
News Image After 10 years at the Diabetes Trials Unit (DTU), Dr. Angelyn Bethel is leaving to pursue career opportunities in the pharmaceutical industry.

Dr. Bethel has the following message for her friends and co-workers: “My decision to leave the DTU was not taken lightly....

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DTU Director discusses EXSCEL

18-Jan-2018
News Image The Exenatide Study of Cardiovascular Event Lowering (EXSCEL) is a trial that assessed the long-term cardiovascular safety and efficacy of once-weekly exenatide, administered in patients with type 2 diabetes who had a wide range of cardiovascular risk. In this video, Professor Rury Holman shares his insights into the trial results.

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ACP Journal Club review of EXSCEL

12-Jan-2018
News Image The ACP Journal Club has identified EXCSEL as an original study that warrants immediate attention by physicians attempting to keep pace with important advances in internal medicine.

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