Researchers at University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia, are currently recruiting adults with Type 2 diabetes, pre-diabetes; who have/had gestational diabetes or are non-diabetic. They would like participants to complete a 15-20 minute anonymous online survey to help them to understand the relationships between psychological distress, impulsivity, body mass index (BMI) and food addiction in people with and without diabetes.
For more information, please contact Karren-Lee Raymond at Karren-lee.Raymond@research.usc.edu.au or go to the survey website.
The NIHR funded ARCHIE study is looking for children within the first 5 days of a flu-like illness to take part. The study is aiming to find out whether treating certain children with antibiotics early during a flu-like illness might prevent them from becoming more unwell or developing further infections such as chest, throat, ear or sinus infections.
Go to www.archiestudy.com to find out more about what taking would involve.
Researchers at the University of Southampton would like to recruit people aged 18 or over, with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, to take part in a study examining how people with diabetes form impressions of both themselves and others. The study aims to improve our understanding of how people’s perceptions of themselves and those around them can impact on diabetes management and healthcare decisions. The results could improve guidance on how to support people with diabetes to self-manage their condition.
For more information, please contact Clark West on email@example.com or 07792463525.
Researchers at the University of Essex would like to learn about the coping strategies used by different people living with Type 2 diabetes. They are recruiting people diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes (who are White British and 45 to 70 years of age) to take part in their study. This research will help improve understanding around different people cope with Type 2 diabetes, and could have a real impact on support offered in the future.
For further information, please contact Hina Zahid on firstname.lastname@example.org or 07931 106944.
Researchers at the University of Oxford would like young people with Type 1 diabetes aged 10-25 to take part in an interview for www.healthtalk.org. They are looking for people that have been diagnosed in the last three years, have used a pump since childhood, use social media for support, have taken part in a patient education programme, or have used an app to manage their diabetes. They hope to update the information on the Heath Talk website, to provide useful insights from young people with similar experiences.
For more information please contact Maria Salinas on email@example.com or 01865 289326, or visit the Health Talk diabetes section.
Researchers at the National Centre for Cyberstalking Research (NCCR) would like to speak to people aged 18 or older, living with any type of chronic condition and residing in the UK. They’re examining the impact of cyber victimisation (cyberharrasment, cyberstalking, cyber disability hate incidents) on people living with chronic conditions or disabilities.
If you are interested in taking part, please go to the survey website or contact NCCR@beds.ac.uk for information.
Researchers at the National Centre for Cyberstalking Research (NCCR) would like to recruit GPs in the UK to take part in a study, to examine their perceptions on the impact cyber victimisation (cyberharrasment, cyberstalking, cyber disability hate incidents) has on people living with chronic conditions or disabilities.
If you are interested in taking part, fill this short survey or contact NCCR@beds.ac.uk for information.
Researchers at Imperial College London are looking for children and adults (aged 5 years or older) who have been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in the last 6 months to take part in a study. The study aims to form a picture of newly diagnosed Type 1 diabetes in the modern and diverse UK population, and also helps to put people with Type 1 diabetes and their siblings in touch with researchers running other diabetes studies. For example, one such trial is testing whether a new treatment can preserve beta cells.
For more information, please contact Helen Walkey (Study Coordinator) at firstname.lastname@example.org or 020 7594 1316, or visit www.address2.org.
Researchers at the University of Liverpool would like to recruit people with a parent, sibling or child with Type 2 diabetes to take part in their study to understand the importance of physical activity in those with a family history of the condition. The study involves six visits to the clinic to have several health checks (like an MRI scan) and the team are looking for people aged 18-60 years who do over 10,000 steps per day.
(Reimbursements for time and travel are available).
For more information, please contact Kelly Davies at email@example.com.
Researchers at University of Surrey would like to recruit women (aged 18-45 years) with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, who are planning a future pregnancy or would like children in the future, and who own a smartphone. Their study aims to test whether a mobile app can promote the importance of pre-pregnancy planning and women’s health, and whether women enjoy using the app overall. They hope research in this area could improve pregnancy outcomes for women with diabetes in the future.
For information, please contact Chidi Nwolise at firstname.lastname@example.org.