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Automating research data documentation

D2 is a novel tool that can use datasets from a wide variety of statistical software packages, such as Stata, SPSS, R, SAS and Excel, and generate a Pdf output (and/or web-based data manual) which includes descriptive information of the variables in the dataset. These information include variable names, labels, data type and descriptive statistics as well as graphical representations. D2 is intended to aid in data monitoring, communication with potential collaborators and archiving of study data.

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UK Incidence of Childhood Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is relatively rare in the UK. This study aims mainly to establish the UK incidence of Type 2 Diabetes in children aged under 17 years. A prospective monthly surveillance of new cases of Type 2 Diabetes in children aged 0 – 16 years was conducted from April 2015 to April 2016. The findings would be compared with the last survey conducted by the British Paediatric Surveillance Unit in 2005.

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