Dr. David Strain University of Exeter Medical School, UK2 Talks
Dr David Strain is a Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Exeter Medical School, with an expertise in microvascular structure and function. Clinically, he runs a community diabetes service for the older adult, and works as an in-patient consultant... read more
His main focus is the health of older adults with diabetes; ensuring the right patient gets the right treatment. This includes research exploring the mechanism that some medications give benefits for people with diabetes beyond their effect on sugar and blood pressure, to determine if we can better select the medication for each patient. He has performed the only study to date demonstrating the feasibility of individualizing targets for older adults across Europe. This has informed the new UK guidance document for the management of older adults with diabetes and Frailty, of which he was lead author.