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October 2021

Identifying young adults at high risk of cardiometabolic disease using cluster analysis and the Framingham 30-yr risk score

Current strategies to reduce cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk in young adults are largely limited to those at extremes of risk. In cohort studies we have shown cluster analysis identified a large sub-group of adolescents with multiple risk factors.

Published research Early Childhood Development Diabetes and Obesity
November 2021

Substantial intra‐individual variability in post‐prandial time to peak in controlled and free‐living conditions in children with Type 1 diabetes

The optimal time to bolus insulin for meals is challenging for children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes (T1D). Current guidelines to control glucose excursions do not account for individual differences in glycaemic responses to meals.

Published research Diabetes and Obesity
October 2021

A novel mobile health app to educate and empower young people with type 1 diabetes to exercise safely: Prospective single-arm mixed methods pilot study

Empowering young people with type 1 diabetes (T1D) to manage their blood glucose levels during exercise is a complex challenge faced by health care professionals due to the unpredictable nature of exercise and its effect on blood glucose levels. Mobile health (mHealth) apps would be useful as a decision-support aid to effectively contextualize a blood glucose result and take appropriate action to optimize glucose levels during and after exercise.

Diabetes (Type 1) Published research Diabetes and Obesity