Diabetes Type 2


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Advisory Panel

Andrew Herxheimer
Co founder - DIPEx
Caroline Butler
Care Advisor, Diabetes UK
Dr MS Hammersley FRCP
Consultant Physician with an interest in Diabetes and Endocrinology
Dr. Andrew Farmer
University Lecturer in Primary Care, University of Oxford and Consultant in General Practice to Oxfordshire Primary Care Trust
Pamela Baker
Public Representative
Professor Odette Parry
Director of the Social Inclusion Research Unit (SIRU), University of Wales, North East Institute (NEWI)
Steve Mackenney
Director, Elision Health Informatics
Sue Ziebland
Research Director - Health Experiences Research Group, Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford.

We would like to thank all the people with diabetes who shared their stories as well as to Diabetes UK for answering the questions that emerged from our interviews. Thanks also to Alisha Wade, Linda Rozmovitz & Carol Dumelow for all their help.

Supported by:
Elision Health
The DIPEx Charity


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