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Diabetes Pearl Cohort

Diabetes Pearl Cohort

Initiatives -
The aim of the study is to create a research infrastructure that will allow the study of risk factors, including biomarkers and genetic determinants for severe diabetes complications. *Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.*
Start Year
2009
End Year
2012
Funding
Financed by the academic medical centers.

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Esther Van’t Riet
    VU University Medical Center,

Design

Study design
Patients' cohort

Marker Paper

van’t Riet, E., Schram, M.T., Abbink, E.J. et al. The Diabetes Pearl: Diabetes biobanking in The Netherlands. BMC Public Health 12, 949 (2012). https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-12-949

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
7,000
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Patients diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, covering different geographical areas in the Netherlands.

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other