Welcome to the website of the ADDITION study!
Anglo-Danish-Dutch study of Intensive Treatment In PeOple with screeN
detected diabetes in primary care

The ADDITION study is a multi-factorial intervention study which focuses on morbidity and mortality among people with type-2 diabetes.

People aged 40-69 years in three different European countries participate in the study.

The overall aims of the ADDITION study are to evaluate screening methods for prevalent undiagnosed type-2 diabetes, and to develop and evaluate optimised intentive treatment of diabetes and associated risk factors.

The participating centres in the study are:

  • Dept. of General Practice, University of Aarhus (DK)
  • Steno Diabetes Center (DK)
  • MRC Epidemiology Unit and Dept. of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge (UK).
  • Dept. of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, and Dept. of Metabolic Medicine, University Hospital of Leicester (UK).
  • Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University of Utrecht (NL).