Working with patients to develop a resource to ensure people living with diabetes in Greater Manchester know about the different opportunities available to them.
Developing a research proposal to trial of a new smartphone app to help people better manage their own health conditions.
SCORE-IT focused on a set of core outcomes that should be measured in all studies of glucose-lowering treatments for patients with type 2 diabetes.
Dr Kiera Bartlett from The University of Manchester shares her experience of using Research for the Future to support her recruitment.
Our research team, led by Prof. Neil Reeves from Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) successfully used Help BEAT Diabetes to recruit people with diabetes to our foot and ulcer prevention study.
Monica Perazzolo, researcher at Manchester University gives her experience of using Research for the Future to recruit to her recent study
Dr Janice Mascarenas, researcher at Tameside & Glossop IC NHS Foundation Trust, shares her feedback having accessed Research for the Future
The UK Diabetes and Diet Questionnaire: Assessing dietary habits of people with, or at high risk of, type 2 diabetes
In 2013, we invited Help BEAT Diabetes volunteers to help Clare England, a research dietitian from the University of Bristol’s Centre for Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences, develop a questionnaire to assess the dietary habits of people with, or at risk of, type 2 diabetes. Clare wanted to find out what people with the condition thought […]
In this short film, Stephanie Yau discusses the kinds of research she is involved in and the benefits of using the Research for the Future service to help recruit to time and target.
Mrs Sam J is 55-years-old and has had type 2 diabetes for four years. She joined Help BEAT Diabetes in 2013 and describes the first research study she took part in – investigating genetic and environmental factors of type 2 diabetes.
Annabella took part in a study of diabetic neuropathy at Manchester Metropolitan University. Here she discussed why she wanted chose to take part and the benefits of being involved.
Mike took part in a research study after signing up with our Help BEAT Diabetes campaign. Here he recounts why he chose to get involved in research and his journey throughout the process.
In this video, Dr Kai Uus describes her experience accessing Research for the Future’s ‘Help BEAT Diabetes’ campaign.
Researchers from The University of Manchester’s Institute of Human Development led by Principle Investigator Dr Martin Rutter, senior lecturer and honorary consultant physician, are undertaking research to assess how sleep disturbance is related to blood glucose levels in patients with type 2 diabetes. The research team approached Help BEAT Diabetes to help with recruitment alongside […]
Rebecca Hays, Research Associate, from the Institute of Population Health at The University of Manchester shares her experiences accessing Help BEAT Diabetes support. “I work for the multimorbidity theme of the National Institute for Health Research Greater Manchester Primary Care Patient Safety Translational Research Centre. “We were looking for people to join a Patient and Public […]
Wai Piu Chong, Postgraduate Student, School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester discusses accessing the campaign to support his research. “My study assessed hearing disability in diabetic patients and I had an awesome experience working with the Help BEAT Diabetes team. “The Help BEAT Diabetes campaign has a very well-maintained database of diabetic patients who […]
Changes in paraoxonase activity, HDL properties and inflammatory markers in people with type 1 diabetes (Observational Study)
Jonathan Schofield, Clinical Research Fellow from The University of Manchester and Specialty Registrar in Endocrinology & Diabetes discusses accessing the campaign to support his research. “I am immensely grateful to the Help BEAT Diabetes team for their efforts advertising our study exploring the association between high-density lipoprotein functionality and microvascular and macrovascular complications in type […]