Research projects

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The development of an E-health application for use in community pharmacies to analyse and improve medication non-adherence in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) using oral blood glucose and/or blood pressure lowering drugs. 2018
Evaluation of the Charge Your Brainzzz intervention promoting healthy sleep in adolescents 2018
Dietary intake, food-related behavior, health and environmental sustainability 2017
Improvement diabetes medication care through optimization collaboration GP and Pharmacy staff: development of a protocol 2017
Diabetes en Ramadan 2017
SUstainable PREvention of cardioMEtabolic risk through NUDGing (SUPREME NUDGE) 2017
Validation of the Philips EmoGraphy technology to measure sympathetic nervous system activity in an ambulatory setting 2017
Nutrition, the unrecognized determinant in Alzheimer's Disease 2017
European Sudden Cardiac Arrest network: towards Prevention, Education and NEw Treatment 2017
Prevention of Malnutrition in Senior Subjects in the EU (PROMISS) 2017
Child, parent, youth health care practioner-perceived determinants of child sleep behaviour: a concept map 2016
Comparison of taste and texture of Metamucil®, Volcolon® and psylium orange generic 2016
DALIFUS: The DALI Follow-up Study 2016
Evaluation study of the community-based intervention JOGG 2016
Evaluation of the JUMPin healthy nutrition at school approach 2016
Creating healthy school communities by sound teamwork 2016
A photovoice study exploring children’s physical activity behavior 2016
Associations between appetite, dietary intake, malnutrition and frailty in community-dwelling older adults 2016
Timing of complementary feeding in preterm infants (SPOON studie) 2016
KLIK (Kind Leert Inventief Kracht) 2015
ENDEAVOR ENvironmental DEterminants of lifestyle behAViORs and risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases 2015
Evaluation and improvement of current guidelines for treatment of obesity in older adults 2015
PARtners on the move 2015
Tailoring care for type 2 diabetes patients using innovative methods to decrease patient burden 2015
An exploration of non-communicable diseases in Dooming Kuppam Chennai, India: Towards the formulation of slum health 2015
Stand Up for Health: Understanding sedentary behaviours and working towards healthy solutions 2015
Targeted primary prevention of overweight and cardiometabolic risk using dynamic risk assessments from infancy onward in Child Health Care 2015
Overweight in early childhood: identification, unfavourable weight trajectories and associated nutritional characteristics 2015
Women, their Offspring and iMproving lifestyle for Better cardiovascular health of both (WOMB) 2015
Everything is health in the school canteen. Implementation and evaluation of the Dutch Guidelines Healthier School Canteens 2015
The bidirectional association between diet and depression in European adults 2015
The role of physical activity and diet in the relation between shift work and metabolic function 2015
Sick of sitting? Experimental evidence 2015
Impact of the 24/7 economy on our health 2015
Quantifying the impact of dietary approaches for the prevention of diabetes 2015
Determinants of children's sedentary behaviour and their perspectives on physical activity and movement friendliness: a concept map 2015
OPTIN-D: Optimizing Patient-relevant outcomes with Toujeo (insulin glargine 300 U/ml) IN routine diabetes care. 2015
TAN-SNIP AIM 1: long term impact evaluation of a worksite-based lifestyle intervention to reduce imaging characterized-cardiovascular risk in office workers: Two parallel randomized controlled trials 2015
Implementation research of theory and evidence-based prevention strategies by Dutch dieticians 2014
Sustainable employability in the construction industry 2014
ProtEUs: Effects of an infant formula with an optimized amino acid composition on growth and body composition in infants 2014
Determinants of dietary behavior at Dutch primary schools - A concept mapping study with children, parents and teachers 2014
Feasability pilot study of a web-based self-management program as addition to the PRISMA course 2014
MooDFOOD 2014
Determinants of Diet and Physical Activity: Knowledge Hub to integrate and develop infrastructure for research across Europe (DEDIPAC) 2013
Cultural sensitive adaptation of Diabetergestemdnl for Turkish men and women with diabetes and comorbid depression 2013
Social Innovation to improve physical activity and sedentary behaviour through elite European football clubs; European Fans in Training (EuroFIT) 2013
Guideline-concordant care instead of the non-curative use of absorbent products in women aged 55 years and over with urinary incontinence 2013
Improving care for sexual problems in persons with type 2 diabetes 2013
Primary schoolchildren's perspectives of their physical school environment. 2013
How sickening is sitting 2013
Sustainable prevention of obesity through integrated strategies 2012
DIabetes ResearCh on patient straTification. 2012
Determinants of heart function and structure 2009
VIP in insurance: development and evaluation of a lifestyle intervention to reduce stress in office workers 2009
The effectiveness of a tailor-made intervention aiming at a healthy lifestyle and improving mental health among employees of two Dutch research institutes 2008
A double-blind, randomized trial of the efficacy of replacing sugary drinks by low-sugar alternatives on body weight and fat mass in school children. 2008
The Vital@Work study. The development and evaluation of a lifestyle intervention in order to improve older workers vitality 2007
Effects of self-monitoring of glucose in non-insulin treated patients with type 2 diabetes. The ‘In Control’ trial protocol (ISRCTN 84568563). 2007
Predictors of Left Ventricular Deterioration in Individuals with or without Type 2 Diabetes - The Hoorn Study 2006
Cost-effectiveness of care for patients with type 2 diabetes, an evaluation of an innovative shared diabetes care model 2006
ChecKid: Targeting the prevention of overweight and obesity in primary school children in Zwolle, the Netherlands.  
Preventing overweight in students (12 – 14 year) at lower vocational schools  
Staff and Partners  
Exploring pathways between environmental and individual factors in the explanation of overweight and obesogenic behaviours  
Web-based self-management of insulin titration in patients with type 2 diabetes: The Di@log Study  
Promotion of vegetable and fruit consumption of schoolchildren – PRO GREENS  
ENERGY - European energy balance research to prevent excessive weight gain among youth  
MeMo-project: mediators and moderators of school-based interventions aimed at energy balance behaviours  
PRO CHILDREN - effect of school based intervention on fruit and vegetable consumption of pupils'' mothers  
The @RISK Study: Risk communication for patients with type 2 diabetes  
An intervention aimed at the prevention of excessive weight gain during pregnancy  
Go4it; study design of a randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation of a multidisciplinary group intervention for obese adolescents for prevention of diabetes mellitus type 2 (ISRCTN27626398).  
Web-based cognitive behavioural therapy (W-CBT) for diabetes patients with co-morbid depression: design of a randomised controlled trial [ISRCTN24874457]  
The (cost-) effectiveness of a lifestyle intervention for male workers at risk for cardiovascular disease in the construction industry in The Netherlands.  
Meal-related hypertriglyceridaemia and low-grade inflammation in relation to betacell function in the general population  
Development of a Dutch diabetes risk score  
Diabetic retinopathy in relation to cadriovascular morbidity and mortality, the Hoornstudy  
The new Hoorn Study: prevalence and determinants of impaired glucose regulation  
Obesity in old age  
Early detection and prevention of overweight  
A single-centre, randomised, three-period, crossover study to evaluate the response to three standard meals in type 2 diabetic patients  
Assessment of the heritability of different aspects of betacell function in normoglycaemic monozygotic and dizygotic twins