Affiliation: University of Wales
- Adiponectin levels in people with Latent Autoimmune Diabetes-a case control studySinead Brophy
Senior Lecturer in Epidemiology and Public Health, College of Medicine, Swansea University, Swansea, SA2 8PP UK
BMC Res Notes 3:317. 2010..To examine adiponectin levels in people with Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults using a matched pair case control study...
- Risk factors for childhood obesity at age 5: analysis of the millennium cohort studySinead Brophy
Centre for Health Information, Research and Evaluation, School of Medicine, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales, UK
BMC Public Health 9:467. 2009..Weight at age 5 is a predictor for future health of the individual. This study examines risk factors for childhood obesity with a focus on ethnicity...
- Cross sectional study of childhood obesity and prevalence of risk factors for cardiovascular disease and diabetes in children aged 11-13Anwen Rees
Cardiff School of Sport, University of Wales Institute Cardiff, Wales, UK
BMC Public Health 9:86. 2009..Within this study we examine the prevalence of risk factors for CVD and diabetes (obesity, hypercholesterolemia, hypertension) and examine factors associated with the presence of these risk factors in school children aged 11-13...
- Population based absolute and relative survival to 1 year of people with diabetes following a myocardial infarction: a cohort study using hospital admissions dataSinead Brophy
School of Medicine, Swansea University, SA28PP, UK
BMC Public Health 10:338. 2010..This study was commissioned by the Department for Transport to develop survival tables for people with diabetes following an AMI in order to inform vehicle licensing...
- Intervention, recruitment and evaluation challenges in the Bangladeshi community: experience from a peer lead educational courseSm Choudhury
School of Medicine, Swansea University, Wales, UK
BMC Med Res Methodol 8:64. 2008..This study reflects on the specific issues of engaging people and evaluating interventions through written questionnaires within older ethnic minority groups...
- Epidemiology of diabetic retinopathy and macular oedema: a systematic reviewR Williams
The Clinical School, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, UK
Eye (Lond) 18:963-83. 2004..To systematically review the literature on the prevalence and incidence of diabetic retinopathy (DR) and macular oedema (MO)...
- The prevention of type 2 diabetes: general practitioner and practice nurse opinionsRhys Williams
Swansea Clinical School, University of Wales Swansea
Br J Gen Pract 54:531-5. 2004..Primary prevention of type 2 diabetes is now possible with lifestyle or pharmacological interventions in people who are at risk. Primary care would seem to be the legitimate setting for this to take place...
- Time to insulin initiation cannot be used in defining latent autoimmune diabetes in adultsSinead Brophy
School of Medicine, Swansea University, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
Diabetes Care 31:439-41. 2008..Latent autoimmune diabetes in adults is type 1 diabetes presenting as non-insulin dependent diabetes. One feature of the selection criteria is time independent of insulin treatment. We examine the validity of this criterion...
- Latent autoimmune diabetes in adults (LADA) in South Wales: incidence and characterizationH Davies
Centre for Health Information, Research and Evaluation, School of Medicine, Swansea University, Swansea, UK
Diabet Med 25:1354-7. 2008..To define the incidence and characteristics of latent autoimmune diabetes in adults (LADA)...
- Routine glutamic acid decarboxylase autoantibody (GADA) testing: patients' perspectiveH Davies
Centre for Health Information, Research and Evaluation CHIRAL, The School of Medicine, Swansea University, The Grove Building, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
Fam Pract 25:176-80. 2008....
- Interventions for latent autoimmune diabetes (LADA) in adultsSinead Brophy
College of Medicine, University of Wales, Swansea, Singleton Park, Swansea, Wales, UK, SA2 8PP
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 9:CD006165. 2011..Latent autoimmune diabetes in adults (LADA) is a slowly developing type 1 diabetes...
- The prevalence, severity, and impact of painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy in type 2 diabetesMark Davies
West Cross Medical Center, 82 West Cross Ln, Swansea, SA3 5NG, UK
Diabetes Care 29:1518-22. 2006..To determine the prevalence of painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy (PDPN) in a population-based sample and to estimate its severity and impact...
- Latent autoimmune diabetes in adults: increased awareness will aid diagnosisAndrew M Fielding
Department of Chemical Pathology, Swansea NHS Trust, Morriston Hospital, Swansea, UK
Ann Clin Biochem 44:321-3. 2007..Serum C-peptide concentrations are also lower in autoimmune diabetic patients. The best treatment for patients with LADA is not clear, but early insulin treatment may prevent pancreatic beta-cell failure...
- What influences student experience of Graduate Entry Medicine? Qualitative findings from Swansea School of MedicineFrances Rapport
Centre for Health Information, Research and Evaluation, CHIRAL, School of Medicine, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, UK
Med Teach 31:e580-5. 2009..There is a growing body of literature, predominantly quantitative in nature, regarding the influence of academic background on student achievement but little published information on students' views...
- Monitoring trends in obesity in South Wales using routine dataS E Jones
Department of Child Health, Swansea NHS Trust, Swansea, UK
Arch Dis Child 90:464-7. 2005..To use existing data on height and weight of 5 year old children, routinely recorded annually as part of the school entry medical, to monitor trends in obesity over the last 16 years in three South Wales localities...
- Presenting risk information to people with diabetes: evaluating effects and preferences for different formats by a web-based randomised controlled trialAdrian Edwards
Centre for Health Sciences Research, Cardiff University, Wales, UK
Patient Educ Couns 63:336-49. 2006..We therefore evaluated different risk presentation formats - numerical, graphical and others - addressing the pros and cons of tight control versus usual treatment approaches for diabetes...
- Clinical review: Type 1 diabetes and latent autoimmune diabetes in adults: one end of the rainbowR David G Leslie
Institute of Cell and Molecular Science, Queen Mary College, University of London, London E1 4NS, United Kingdom
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:1654-9. 2006..We looked at this entire range of forms of autoimmune diabetes as a spectrum of genetic and nongenetic environmental influences, diabetes-associated immune responses, and metabolic changes...
- My training in public health medicineRhys Williams
Prim Care Diabetes 2:111-2. 2008
- Do people with type 2 diabetes and their carers lose income? (T2ARDIS-4)Jeremy Holmes
Beaufort International, Health Economics, 152 Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1W 9TR, UK
Health Policy 64:291-6. 2003..001), especially micro-vascular complications. Policy priorities should, therefore, include facilitating comprehensive access to state benefits (especially for carers) and a clear focus on reducing the incidence of diabetic complications...
- Epidemiology and public health consequences of diabetesRhys Williams
Nuffield Institute for Health, Leeds, UK
Curr Med Res Opin 18:s1-12. 2002..The latter can only be accomplished if primary prevention is taken seriously as the main method by which future demands can be decreased to a sustainable level...
- Health needs assessment and needs-led health service change: a survey of projects involving public health doctorsJoanne Jordan
Department of Sociology, University of Ulster, Jordanstown, Newtownabbey, UK
J Health Serv Res Policy 7:71-80. 2002..To describe the criteria that define an effective health needs assessment and to explore which factors are important for the delivery of effective health needs assessment in the English National Health Service (NHS)...