Research - Published Articles


2010 Published articles

Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-delta genotype influences metabolic phenotype and may influence lipid response to statin therapy in humans: a genetics of diabetes audit and research Tayside study.



2009 Published articles

A randomized trial investigating the 12-month changes in physical activity and health outcomes following a physical activity consultation delivered by a person or in written form in Type 2 diabetes: Time2Act.

Is there equity of service delivery and intermediate outcomes in South Asians with type 2 diabetes? Analysis of DARTS database and summary of UK publications.

Adherence in patients transferred from immediate release metformin to a sustained release formulation: a population-based study.

The role of modifiable pre-pregnancy risk factors in preventing adverse fetal outcomes among women with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

Decreasing amputation rates in patients with diabetes-a population-based study.

New users of metformin are at low risk of incident cancer: a cohort study among people with type 2 diabetes.

The Y402H variant of complement factor H is associated with age-related macular degeneration but not with diabetic retinal disease in the Go-DARTS study.

A cohort study of the risk of cancer associated with type 2 diabetes.

Loss-of-function CYP2C9 variants improve therapeutic response to sulfonylureas in type 2 diabetes: a Go-DARTS study.

Do managed clinical networks improve quality of diabetes care? Evidence from a retrospective mixed methods evaluation.

Which people with Type 2 diabetes achieve good control of intermediate outcomes? Population database study in a UK region.

 The FTO gene is associated with an atherogenic lipid profile and myocardial infarction in patients with type 2 diabetes: a Genetics of Diabetes Audit and Research Study in Tayside Scotland (Go-DARTS) study.

2008 Published articles

No differences in mortality between users of pancreatic-specific and non-pancreatic-specific sulphonylureas: a cohort analysis.

Reporting of diabetes on death certificates of 1872 people with type 2 diabetes in Tayside, Scotland.

Apolipoprotein E genotypes are associated with lipid-lowering responses to statin treatment in diabetes: a Go-DARTS study.

Diabetic retinopathy: more patients, less laser: a longitudinal population-based study in Tayside, Scotland.

Long-term adherence to statin treatment in diabetes.

Screening uptake in a well-established diabetic retinopathy screening program: the role of geographical access and deprivation.

 A paucimorphic variant in the HMG-CoA reductase gene is associated with lipid-lowering response to statin treatment in diabetes: a GoDARTS study.

2007 Published articles

Pre-eclampsia and the later development of type 2 diabetes in mothers and their children: an intergenerational study from the Walker cohort.

Increasing prevalence of type 2 diabetes in a Scottish population: effect of increasing incidence or decreasing mortality?

TCF7L2 in the Go-DARTS study: evidence for a gene dose effect on both diabetes susceptibility and control of glucose levels.

Replication of genome-wide association signals in UK samples reveals risk loci for type 2 diabetes.

Does health-selective migration following diagnosis strengthen the relationship between Type 2 diabetes and deprivation?

 Adherence to insulin and its association with glycaemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Variation in TCF7L2 influences therapeutic response to sulfonylureas: a GoDARTs study.

 Scottish foot ulcer risk score predicts foot ulcer healing in a regional specialist foot clinic.

 Locality deprivation and Type 2 diabetes incidence: a local test of relative inequalities.

 Fear of visual loss in patients with diabetes: results of the prevalence of diabetic eye disease in Tayside, Scotland (P-DETS) study.

2006 Published articles

Mortality and hospitalization in patients after amputation: a comparison between patients with and without diabetes.

Derivation and validation of a prediction score for major coronary heart disease in a UK Type 2 diabetic population.

Stratification of foot ulcer risk in patients with diabetes: a population-based study.

Risk of mortality and adverse cardiovascular outcomes in type 2 diabetes: a comparison of patients related with sulfonylureas and metformin Diabetologia.

The effect of obesity on glycaemic response to metformin or sulphonylureas in type 2 diabetes 


2005 Published articles

Association of common variation in the PPARA gene with incident myocardial infarction in individuals with type 2 diabetes

Implementation of noational diabetes retinal screening programme is associated with a lower proportionof patients referred to opthalmology

Increased cardiovascular Morbidity and Mortality in Type 2 Diabetes is Associated with the Glutathione S Transferase Theta-null genotype

Frequency and Predictors of Hypoglycaemia in Type 1 and Insulin-Treated Type 2 Diabetes.

Metformin and reduced risk of cancer in diabetic patients

The annual incidence of diabetic complications in a population of patients with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes


2004 Published articles

Diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes at an older age: effect on mortality in men and women.

cardiovascular risk in Type 2 diabetes is associated with variation at the PPARG locus: a Go-DARTS study.

Treatment gap in the use of lipid-lowering drug therapy in diabetes: a population-based study.

Prevalence of diabetic eye disease in Tayside, Scotland (P-DETS) study: methodology.

The Walker Project: a longitudinal study of 48,000 children born 1952-1966 (aged 36-50 years in 2002) and their families.

Association of the Pro12Ala and C1431T variants of PPARG and their haplotypes with susceptibility to Type 2 diabetes.


2003 Published articles

DARTS 2000 online diabetes management system: formative evaluation in clinical practice.

Quality measurement of care for people with type 2 diabetes in Tayside, Scotland: implications for the new UK general practice contract.

Male preponderance in early diagnosed type 2 diabetes is associated with the ARE insertion/deletion polymorphism in the PPP1R3A locus.

Frequency of severe hypoglycemia requiring emergency treatment in type 1 and type 2 diabetes: a population-based study of health service resource use.

Screening using compressed digital retinal images successfully identifies retinopathy.


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