Diabetic Medicine, October 2012, vol./is. 29/10(1321-1326), 0742-3071;1464-5491 (October 2012). Gadsby R.; Snow R.; Daly A.C.; Crowe S.; Matyka K.; Hall B.; Petrie J.
Research priorities are often set by academic researchers or the pharmaceutical industry. The interests of patients, carers and clinicians may therefore be overlooked and research questions that matter may be neglected. The aims of this study were to collect uncertainties about the treatment of Type 1 diabetes from patients, carers and health professionals, and to collate and prioritize these uncertainties to develop a top 10 list of research priorities, using a structured priority-setting partnership of patients, carers, health professionals and diabetes organizations, as described by the James Lind Alliance. Continue reading