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The DiGEM trial protocol – a randomised controlled trial to determine the effect on glycaemic control of different strategies of blood glucose self-monitoring in people with type 2 diabetes [ISRCTN47464659]

  • Andrew Farmer1, 5Email author,
  • Alisha Wade1,
  • David P French2,
  • Elizabeth Goyder3,
  • Ann Louise Kinmonth4 and
  • Andrew Neil5
BMC Family Practice20056:25

Received: 12 May 2005

Accepted: 16 June 2005

Published: 16 June 2005

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12 May 2005 Submitted Original manuscript
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Resubmission - Version 2
12 Jun 2005 Submitted Manuscript version 2
16 Jun 2005 Editorially accepted
16 Jun 2005 Article published 10.1186/1471-2296-6-25

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford
School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham
School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield
General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, University of Cambridge
Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metebolism Churchill Hospital