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Type 2 diabetes after gestational diabetes: understanding uptake to screening, progression rates and costs

Type 2 diabetes after gestational diabetes: understanding uptake to screening, progression rates and costs

What we are doing: We are doing a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis to investigate progression to type 2 diabetes (T2DM) in women with previous gestational diabetes (GDM) ov…
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Comparative effectiveness of SGLT-2is and GLP-1RAs in type 2 diabetes

Comparative effectiveness of SGLT-2is and GLP-1RAs in type 2 diabetes

What we are doing: We are conducting a network meta-analysis to assess the comparative effectiveness of glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists (GLP-1RAs) and sodium-glucose…
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Effects of intensive interventions in individuals with type 2 diabetes mellitus and microalbuminuria

Effects of intensive interventions in individuals with type 2 diabetes mellitus and microalbuminuria

What we are doing: In this PhD study, we aim to assess the effect of intensive interventions targeting intensive glycaemic control, blood pressure control, and lipid levels co…
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Translating developed biochemical methods for non-adherence diagnosis into primary care

Translating developed biochemical methods for non-adherence diagnosis into primary care

What we are doing: The scope of the PhD is to evaluate current biochemical approaches for non-adherence detection in cardiometabolic diseases, and develop new technologies for…
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Investigating the acute effect of alternative forms of physical activity in a multi-ethnic population

Investigating the acute effect of alternative forms of physical activity in a multi-ethnic population

What we are doing: To investigate the effects of yoga on postprandial glucose and insulin control in a multi-ethnic population at risk of type 2 diabetes and to compare these…
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The influence of religious and ethnic belonging on adolescent girls’ sedentary behaviour

The influence of religious and ethnic belonging on adolescent girls’ sedentary behaviour

What we are doing: The studies entailed in this PhD project allow us to research differences in sedentary behaviour between British adolescent girls of white and South Asian o…
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Nicotine replacement therapy for smoking cessation in pregnant women

Nicotine replacement therapy for smoking cessation in pregnant women

What we are doing: We are using existing trial data to investigate why there is an apparent lack of evidence for nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) efficacy in pregnancy thus…
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Multimorbidity and life expectancy: role of physical activity

Multimorbidity and life expectancy: role of physical activity

What we are doing: We are using the UK Biobank dataset, which is one of the world’s largest Biobank cohorts designed to improve the prevention and treatment of long-term dis…
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Early phosphate intervention mixed methods study

Early phosphate intervention mixed methods study

What we are doing: A three-phase mixed-methods study, which involves: phase one, a mixed studies systematic review with a narrative synthesis which has informed the q…
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Self-management programme to increase health through physical activity in chronic kidney disease

Self-management programme to increase health through physical activity in chronic kidney disease

What we are doing: A theory-driven intervention has been iteratively developed using expert and patient feedback, as advocated by the Medical Research Council’s Framework fo…

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