Prof Kazem Rahimi discussed Blood pressure and Diabetes
Kazem Rahimi, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Population Health, gave an online public talk about his research into whether lowering blood pressure can help to prevent type 2 diabetes, and the extent to which a person’s blood pressure or their treatment affects their risk of developing diabetes.
OCDEM – Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism
If you would like to find out more about OCDEM please click here: https://www.rdm.ox.ac.uk/about/our-divisions/oxford-centre-for-diabetes-endocrinology-and-metabolism If you would like to find out more about the NIHR Oxford BRC diabetes research theme, please click here: https://oxfordbrc.nihr.ac.uk/research-themes-overview/diabetes-and-metabolism/ OCDEM is a pioneering centre that combines clinical care, research and education in diabetes, endocrine and metabolic diseases. By promoting world-class research, and working closely with our patients, we aim to enhance understanding of these diseases and to accelerate the search for new treatments and cures.
Oxford diabetes research open day
A research open day “Eyes on Diabetes: Research and Innovation” was held at The Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism (OCDEM) at the Churchill Hospital, Oxford on November 18 2016. The centre brings together the University of Oxford and Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to care for patients with diabetes and conduct research into the condition. Its main funders include the NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre, a collaboration between the University and Trust.
Obesity and diabetes research at the Oxford Biobank – interview with Dr Fredrik Karpe
Interview with Dr Fredrik Karpe on the role of the Oxford Biobank in the study of obesity and diabetes.
eHealth for self-managing long-term conditions – lecture by Prof. Lionel Tarassenko
Lionel Tarassenko, Professor of Electrical Engineering, Director, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, University of Oxford, talks about how mobile phones are being used by patients to monitor their conditions and send information to their doctor or nurse. Current trials are underway for the self-management of diabetes and chemotherapy side effects
Diabetes: Time to Get Personal? Dr M.Wintle – Open Weeks 2015
Dr M.Wintle outlines potential future treatments for diabetes, the increasing prevalence and economic impact of diabetes, the importance of a patient centred approach to providing treatment and the current clinical research being undertaken investigating the condition.
Diabetes trial at the Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism
This video from the Diabetes Trial Unit (DTU) at the Oxford Centre for Diabetes Endocrinology and Metabolism (OCDEM) features DTU Deputy Director Dr Angelyn Bethel and research nurse Sarah White encoraging people to take part in clinical trials and get involved with research at OCDEM. Produced with local film company Nice Tree Films, the video also features Cindy Brown, who took part in one of DTU's research studies after reading an article appealing for participants in the Oxford Mail. She describes her experience, why she took part, and encourages others to do the same.
Biomedical information technology research – interview with Dr Lionel Tarassenko
Dr Lionel Tarassenko explains how NIHR funding is being used at the NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre to develop biomedical information technology that helps to monitor patients.