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  1. Use of hospital admissions data to quantify the burden of emergency admissions in people with diabetes mellitus.

    Diabetic Medicine 31(8):971 (2014) PMID 24654755

    Accurate measurement of emergency diabetes admissions is essential for healthcare delivery and research. This study examines whether current approaches to identifying diabetes-related admissions may underestimate the true burden on hospital care. Data spanning the period 1 January 2006 to 31 Decembe...
  2. Diabetes distress in Type 1 diabetes--a new measurement fit for purpose.

    Diabetic Medicine 30(9):1132 (2013) PMID 23701311

    We examined internal consistency, construct validity, subscale construction and cut points for determining clinically relevant diabetes distress, as well as two- and four-item brief versions of the DDS17. The DDS17 had a Cronbach's alpha of 0.92; subscale alphas were 0.83-0.89. A four-factor divisio...
  3. Quality assurance in the diabetic retinopathy screening programme: evaluating the benefit of universal regrading of the normal primary grade...

    Diabetic Medicine 29(2):287 (2012) PMID 21824184

  4. Association of metabolic syndrome and diabetes with subclinical coronary stenosis and plaque subtypes in middle-aged individuals.

    Diabetic Medicine 28(4):493 (2011) PMID 21392070

    We performed a cross-sectional analysis of 1024 consecutive, newly self-referred subjects (692 men, 332 women; mean age 53.0 ± 9.7 years) who underwent health evaluation at the China Medical University Hospital. Participants had at least one cardiac risk factor, but no known coronary heart di...
  5. The experiences of children and their parents in paediatric diabetes services should inform the development of communication skills for heal...

    Diabetic Medicine 28(9):1103 (2011) PMID 21418092

      Health professionals need to balance a requirement for good glycaemic control with realism and appreciation of their patients' efforts. There is a need for a systematic approach to consulting, in particular using agenda setting to ensure that the issues of both the patient and the professional ar...
  6. Nurse-led interventions used to improve control of high blood pressure in people with diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

    Diabetic Medicine 28(3):250 (2011) PMID 21309833

    We have systematically reviewed the evidence for effectiveness of nurse-led interventions for people with diabetes mellitus. Methods  In this systematic review and meta-analysis, searches of Medline, Embase, CINAHL and the Cochrane Central Trials register were undertaken to identify studies compar...
  7. Proinsulin/C-peptide ratio, glucagon and remission in new-onset Type 1 diabetes mellitus in young adults.

    Diabetic Medicine 28(2):156 (2011) PMID 21219422

    We explored if efficiency of proinsulin processing is associated with the remission phenomenon. Methods  Seventy-eight patients with new-onset Type 1 diabetes were followed prospectively for 3 years. Daily insulin dosage, HbA(1c) , plasma glucose, proinsulin, C-peptide, glucagon concentrations...
  8. Response to Vischer et al. The high prevalence of malnutrition in elderly diabetic patients: implications for anti-diabetic drug treatments.

    Diabetic Medicine 28(1):123; author reply 123 (2011) PMID 21166854

  9. Does intervention by an allied health professional discussing adherence to medicines improve this adherence in Type 2 diabetes?

    Diabetic Medicine 27(12):1341 (2010) PMID 21059085

    Diabet. Med. 27, 1341-1349 (2010) ABSTRACT: Aims  Increasing adherence to medicines should improve glycaemic control and be cost effective in patients with Type 2 diabetes. It is assumed that the intervention of an allied health professional will improve adherence to medicines, b...
  10. Reduced incidence of blindness in relation to diabetes mellitus in southern Germany?

    Diabetic Medicine 27(10):1138 (2010) PMID 20854381

    We estimated the incidence of blindness in the diabetic and non-diabetic population in 2008 and compared it with results from 1990-1998 in a neighbouring region. Methods  All newly registered blindness allowance recipients in 2008 were drawn up in a German region (population 4.5 million). We est...