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Many of the major interventions that will impact on diabetes incidence operate at the policy level. In order to develop sustainable understanding of what is (and what is not) effective at this level there needs to be a greater emphasis on ‘evidence-based policy making’, a development analogous to the change in approach in clinical practice. The production of information about policy effectiveness needs a change in culture among policy makers to embrace the notion of evaluation, including, where possible, the introduction of not only observational approaches but also more experimental designs.

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This website is created with material from the European Union FP7-funded DIAMAP project (concluded 2010). The content is continually being reviewed and updated as we are undertaking on-going consultation with the diabetes research community. Progress will be indicated on the road maps. You can send comments on the scientific content through the tab on the right 'make a feedback!'.
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