Stepping Up Study

Project Details

Stepping Up is a cluster  randomised controlled trial thatexamines the effectiveness of the "Stepping Up" program in general  practice to help people with suboptimally managed type 2 diabetes move onto  insulin in a timely evidence-based manner.

The Stepping Up program involves  two elements:

  1. supportive education for primary care professionals
  2. practice systems change

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Chief Investigators

Dr John Furler

Professor James Best

Professor Doris Young

Professor Elizabeth Patterson

Dr Irene Blackberry

Associate  Professor David O'Neal

Associate Investigators

Professor Danny Liew

Professor Carl May

Professor Leonie Segal

Professor  Jane Speight

Stepping Up Study Team

Dr John Furler

Dr Irene Blackberry

Ms Louise Ginnivan cDE-RN

Dr Jo-Anne Manski-Nankervis

Ms Claudia Meyer


  • National Health  and Medical Research Council
  • Roche Diagnostics
  • Sanofi
  • BD

School Research Themes

Practice and service improvement

Key Contact

For further information about this research, please contact the research group leader.

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