Pathophysiology of glycaemic and cardiovascular risk factors in diabetes

Project Details

Prof. Paul is leading a research program to evaluate the long-term effects of glycaemic and other risk factors on cardiovascular and mortality risks in patients with diabetes. This programme of studies is based on the longitudinal electronic data on about 2.5 million patients with diabetes and non-diabetic controls, from primary care and ambulatory care databases of UK and USA.

Researchers

Prof Sanjoy Paul, Director

Collaborators

  • Professor Azeem Majeed, Imperial College London, UK 
  • Professor Kamlesh Khunti, University of Leicester, UK

Funding

Industry grants from Novo Nordisk and AstraZeneca

Research Outcomes

Paul SK, Klein K, Majeed A, Khunti K. Association of smoking and concomitant metformin use with cardiovascular events and mortality in people newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Journal of Diabetes. 2016;8(3):354-62.

Research Group

Melbourne EpiCentre


School Research Themes

Cardiometabolic



Key Contact

For further information about this research, please contact the research group leader.

Department / Centre

Medicine and Radiology

Unit / Centre

Melbourne EpiCentre