Mitigating the risks associated with gestational diabetes for progression to type 2 diabetes
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- MRC ENTERPRISE STUDENTSHIP PROGRAMME 2023 - GPs labour trajectories and patients’ health outcomes in general practices
- Mitigating the risks associated with gestational diabetes for progression to type 2 diabetes
- Testing the equity impact of ‘nudging’ interventions to encourage healthier food purchasing
- Testing the impact of interventions to encourage consumption of lower-alcohol or lower-calorie alcoholic drinks
- Obesity and cancer: improving cancer outcomes through intentional weight loss
- Exploring the Long-Term Outcomes following a Pregnancy affected by gestational diabetes mellitus (ELOPE-GDM)
- Let’s talk about weight: Pregnancy
- Managing penicillin allergy in primary care: an important but neglected aspect of antibiotic stewardship
- Develop a behavioural weight loss intervention to achieve diabetes remission
- Discrete choice experiment (DCE) to understand variation in uptake of respiratory disease vaccination
- Reducing behavioural risk factors for non-communicable disease in people with serious mental illness
- Improving asthma management in primary care
- Social Prescribing
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Supervisors: Dr Nerys Astbury; Dr Jane Hirst (WRH); Professor Susan Jebb
Women who develop gestational diabetes during pregnancy are at a much higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes, but exactly which women are at the greatest risk and how to best mitigate these risks is currently unclear.
This DPhil will provide an excellent opportunity for a student starting their diabetes research career. The training combines formal learning in research methods with hands-on experience conducting integrated research studies.
This project will advance what we know about the risks of gestational diabetes for developing type 2 diabetes, and develop and conduct early testing of a promising intervention to help reduce risk.