Individual Study / DCS

Hoorn Diabetes Care System cohort

Hoorn Diabetes Care System cohort

Initiatives -
The DCS study is a prospective cohort study representing a comprehensive dataset on the natural course of T2D, with repeated clinical measures and outcomes during follow-up.
Start Year
1998
End Year
2015
Funding
VUMC, Dutch Federation of University Medical Centres, health insurers, Dutch Science Organisation NWO, Dutch Organization for Health Research and Development ZonMw, Dutch Diabetes Foundation, European Foundation for the Study of Diabetes, International Diabetes Federation, European Innovative Medicine Initiative and European Union.

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Amber Van der Heijden
    VU University Medical Centre

Design

Study design
Patients' cohort

Marker Paper

Van Der Heijden, A. A., Rauh, S. P., Dekker, J. M., Beulens, J. W., Elders, P., M‘t Hart, L., ... & Nijpels, G. (2017). The Hoorn Diabetes Care System (DCS) cohort. A prospective cohort of persons with type 2 diabetes treated in primary care in the Netherlands. BMJ open, 7(5).

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
12,673
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Persons with T2D in primary care from the West-Friesland region of the Netherlands.

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other