Skip to main content
Donate

Every penny really does count.

DONATE

You are here

Diabetes research/study recruitment: Living with type 1 diabetes during lockdown

Diabetes research/study recruitment: Living with type 1 diabetes during lockdown

University researchers are looking for people with type 1 diabetes to share their experiences of Covid-19 lockdown and how it has affected diabetes management, physical activity, and wellbeing.

Published: Aug 26, 2020
Category: Get involved
Share:

How has shielding, social distancing and living in lockdown during the Covid-19 pandemic affected your self-management of type 1 diabetes?

Researchers at Newcastle University are looking for people with type 1 diabetes to find out more about their experiences of Covid-19 lockdown and how it has affected diabetes management, physical activity, and wellbeing.

Dr Rachel Stocker, Research Associate in the Population Health Sciences Institute, at Newcastle University, said: “We would like to invite you to take part in this research survey exploring physical activity and wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic, for those with type 1 diabetes.

“Adults with type 1 diabetes, and parents of children/teenagers (aged 0-17) with type 1 diabetes, are being asked to complete this survey. It will take around 10 minutes to complete this survey. Participation in this survey is completely voluntary.

Your responses will be kept fully confidential and your name or any other identifying information will not be disclosed in any publications generated from this study. All data will be stored in accordance with University guidelines and GDPR. Personal, identifiable information, such as contact details, will be destroyed when the study ends.”

The closing date to complete this survey is 31st October 2020.

To complete the questionnaire click here

NOTE: DRWF will from time-to-time advise readers of ‘calls to participate’ in diabetes and related health research studies. It should not necessarily be considered that the charity is in any way connected to the study or the group issuing the call for participants. If we are involved in any way, we will make this known. Taking part in a medical research study is a big step and further helpful information can be found on the UK Clinical Trials Gateway website www.ukctg.nihr.ac.uk/

Support DRWF by making a donation here
Find out more about DRWF-funded research here
Read Managing diabetes and looking after yourself during the Covid-19 health crisis
Read Latest changes in guidance in shielding and protecting people at high risk of Covid-19 including people with diabetes

DRWF operations during the Covid-19 health crisis

The DRWF team is now working remotely. Covid-19 guidance, particularly where it aligns or impacts with diabetes guidance, is shared as quickly as possible through the DRWF website and social media channels with the aim of making it as easy to understand as possible and a reliable source of latest news.

For latest update follow DRWF on FacebookInstagram and Twitter
To receive the charity’s latest bulletins as they become available, please sign up here
Subscribe to Diabetes Wellness News here

 

Category: Get involved
Share:
×

Share this