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Diabetes Research Steering Group 7: Young People With Diabetes

Current priorities:

  • Barriers to technology in children and young people
  • Involving children and young people in research
  • Health inequalities for children and young adults with type 2 diabetes
  • Mental health and diabetes technology in young people
Portrait Photo of May Ng - Chair of DRSG 7

Chair: Professor May Ng, OBE 

Honorary Professor, Edge Hill University; Honorary Assoc Professor, University of Liverpool; Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist and Associate Medical Director, Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust; Chair of Association of Children’s Diabetes Clinicians UK

With over 150 research publications, her interests include Cochrane and systematic reviews, new diabetes technologies, health inequalities and research to improve the psychological and emotional well-being of children with diabetes. She has won multiple awards and has authored 3 books.

Who's involved?

  • Allan McMillan
  • Anthony Rooney
  • Ellie Rose Huckle
  • Katie Lamb
  • Laura Acklam
  • Martha Mills Perkins
  • Peter Davies
  • Lucy Preston
  • Wendy Frost
  • Allan McMillan
  • Clair Brooks
  • Jenny Thompson
  • Leah Thomas
  • Renuka Dias
  • Freya Brown
  • Loredana Marcovecchio
  • Rebecca Unsworth
  • Amani Bayrakdar

If you would like to share your views with the group on where research into children’s diabetes should be focussed, please get in touch:

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