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Researchers analyse the patient and registry data of thousands of diabetics in order to improve their quality-of-life – around a third of type 1 diabetics suffer from kidney disease

12.05.2022
The FinnDiane follow-up study, which has been ongoing for more than 20 years, provides an overview of the causes of complications among type 1 diabetics. “We have been getting data from the same registers throughout nearly the whole project, so we need to get used to the new application method,” says the project’s Senior Researcher Valma Harjutsalo. Read more Researchers analyse the patient and registry data of thousands of diabetics in order to improve their quality-of-life – around a third of type 1 diabetics suffer from kidney disease

Application and decision statistics 13 May 2022

732

Applications

55 % Data Permits
36 % Amendments
9 % Data Requests

532

Decisions

75 % positive
23 % lapsed
2 % administrative transfer

200

Open

30 % in process
11 % in pre-screening
58 % pending

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Data permits: approximately 10 months, pre-screened approximately 2-3 months
Data requests: approximately 5 months
Amendment applications: approximately 1-2 months