Ethnic differences in glycaemic control in people with diabetes living in Scotland

Background and Aims
Previous studies have investigated the association between ethnicity and processes of care and intermediate outcomes of diabetes, but there are limited population-based studies available. The aim of this study was to use population-based data to investigate the relationships between ethnicity and glycaemic control in men and women with diabetes mellitus living in Scotland.


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Researcher Tissue Bank

GCU Research Tissue Bank for diabetic and non-diabetic skin

The Diabetes Research Group at Glasgow Caledonian University has NHS Research Ethics Committee tissue bank approval to provide human skin tissue for research. This tissue is ethically sourced through the NHS, and patients have provided their authorisation to donate surplus tissue and biopsies for research.

The following human skin tissue (both diabetic and normal) is available at the GCU Skin Tissue Bank:



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