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CSG 5: Long-term self-management/Glycaemic control

CSG 5 aims to improve our understanding of the long-term self-management of diabetes.

This CSG will focus on a range of topics involved in self-management, including diet, exercise, glycaemic control including, hypoglycaemia and hyperglycaemia, structured education and peer support, along with other more informal learning and support options. 

It will also cover mental health, psychological and emotional support, and behavioural changes related to the adherence to medication.

Chair: Dr Mark Evans, University of Cambridge

Dr Mark Evans is interested in hypoglycaemia and how the brain detects changes in glucose levels. He works on the development of new ways to help people avoid hypoglycaemia, using, for example, structured education or technology.

Who's involved?

CSGs are bringing together researchers, healthcare professionals and people with diabetes to create a roadmap for new research.

  • Professor Stephanie Amiel, RD Lawrence Professor of Diabetic Medicine 
  • Dr Craig Beall, Diabetes UK RD Lawrence Fellow
  • Professor Vivien Coates, Florence Nightingale Foundation Professor of Clinical Nursing
  • Dr Clare England, Clinical Research Dietician
  • Professor Jorg Huber, Professor of Health Sciences/ Deputy Director of the Research Design Service South East
  • Manyee Li, Diabetes/Sport & Exercise Medicine Dietitian
  • Charlotte Massey, lay member
  • Professor Nick Oliver, Wynn Professor of Human Metabolism / Consultant Physician
  • Robin Swindell, lay member
  • Lis Warren, lay member
  • Dr David Webb, Clinical Senior Lecturer in Diabetes Medicine & Honorary Consultant Physician in Diabetes, Endocrinology and General Internal Medicine
  • Dr Kirsty Winkley, Diabetes Specialist Nurse / Honorary Senior Lecturer in Diabetes and Psychology
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