New research will help fight diabetes

20 Dec 2017

A not-for-profit research database powered by EMIS Health GP practices has been used to step up the fight against diabetes – one of the UK’s biggest health problems.

Using the QResearch database – a not-for-profit collaboration between EMIS Health and the University of Nottingham – researchers at the University have produced a new tool to help clinicians identify more people at risk of developing the condition.

They have updated the existing QDiabetes algorithm – first released in 2009 – to become a more comprehensive clinical tool in quantifying the absolute risk of type 2 diabetes in people aged 25-84 years. 

Read the full story on the EMIS Health website.