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Automated bolus advisor control and usability study (ABACUS): does use of an insulin bolus advisor improve glycaemic control in patients failing multiple daily insulin injection (MDI) therapy? [NCT01460446]

  • David A Cavan1,
  • Ralph Ziegler2,
  • Iain Cranston3,
  • Katharine Barnard4,
  • Jacqueline Ryder1,
  • Claudia Vogel5,
  • Christopher G Parkin6Email author,
  • Walter Koehler7,
  • Iris Vesper8,
  • Bettina Petersen8 and
  • Robin S Wagner9
Contributed equally
BMC Family Practice201213:102

Received: 11 April 2012

Accepted: 8 October 2012

Published: 13 October 2012

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Original Submission
11 Apr 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
4 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Hiroshi Sakura
8 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Helen Murphy
22 Aug 2012 Author responded Author comments - Christopher Parkin
Resubmission - Version 2
22 Aug 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
6 Sep 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Helen Murphy
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
8 Oct 2012 Editorially accepted
13 Oct 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2296-13-102

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Authors’ Affiliations

Royal Bournemouth Hospital, Castle Lane East
Diabetes Clinic for Children and Adolescents
Academic Department of Diabetes & Endocrinology Queen Alexandra Hospital
University of Southampton, IDS Building, Southampton General Hospital
Internistisches Fachaerztezentrum
CGParkin Communications
Walter Koehler, baseline statistics GmbH
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Roche Diagnostics