X

Cookies

Continue We want you to get the most out of using this website, which is why we and our partners use cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to receive these cookies. You can find out more about how we use cookies here.

Saturday, 20 December 2014

Subscriptions  |  evouchers  |  Jobs  |  Property  |  Motors  |  Travel  |  Dating  |  Family Notices

Cumbrian diabetics wanted to take part in research campaign

Diabetes sufferers in Cumbria can get involved in a new campaign which could help them take part in the latest clinical research.

The North West Diabetes Research Network (NW DRN) is part of a campaign that is asking people with diabetes for permission to be approached about clinical research studies that may be interesting to them.

Professor Martin Gibson, clinical lead of the NW DRN, said it was a “brand new approach.”

He said: “It means that people with diabetes can be contacted directly if a study becomes available which might suit them.

“This means that clinical trials can be set up much faster, which is ideal for diabetes research.”

The campaign – ‘Help Diabetes’ – is taking place in three regions of England: the north west, the south west, and north east London.

The programme, which is approved by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), aims to improve the treatment diabetes patients receive now and in the future by accelerating the introduction of new medicines and treatments for everyone.

Weblink: North West Diabetes Research Network

SHARE THIS ARTICLE

News & Star What's On search





Vote

Are positive efforts to encourage more women into the nuclear industry necessary?

Efforts to better educate girls at school in sciences, technologies & maths would be more worthwhile

No, unless well qualified women are being turned away at Sellafield's door

Yes, girls and women need to know their career options are limitless

Show Result

Hot jobs
Scan for our iPhone and Android apps
Search for:
NEWS & STAR ON: