Navigation Links
International Diabetes Federation awards $2 million to 9 global diabetes research projects
Date:2/10/2010

Nine new diabetes research projects will be funded for a total of US$2 million over the next three years as part of the International Diabetes Federation's (IDF) translational research grant programme, BRIDGES.

A total of 157 applications were considered for the second round of funding. The chosen projects address important issues in primary and secondary prevention of diabetes in different parts of the world.

"BRIDGES is a key programme for IDF's work and mission. The support of translational research projects is critical in a world facing various global health challenges, including diabetes," said IDF President Jean Claude Mbanya.

"Just like the first phase, this round of the programme has a true global impact. The research carried out will have far reaching implications in Austria, China, Colombia, Haiti, India, the Philippines, South Africa and the US," Prof Mbanya added.

The projects focus on topics such as lifestyle intervention to prevent type 2 diabetes, gestational diabetes, peer support, foot inspection for the visually impaired and the impact of motivational interviewing.


'/>"/>

Contact: Nancy Matos
nancy.matos@idf.org
322-543-1639
International Diabetes Federation
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Chindex International, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2010 Financial Results
2. SnapSports Releases ReActive Court Surfacing For The International Sports Market
3. Reliv International Expands Its Relivables Line
4. Royal Caribbean International and LimoRes.com Announce Exclusive Partnership
5. Global Aids Alliance Celebrates the Introduction of the International Violence Against Women Act, Urges Swift Passage
6. International Pelvic Floor Muscle Expert Presents Live Webinars on Telemedecine
7. Ganeden Biotech and Pathway International Announce Exclusive Distribution Partnership
8. Luis Tiant and Sunridge International Partner to Provide Medical Relief in Cuba: Former Star Pitcher for the Red Sox and Yankees Leads the Fight Against Glaucoma
9. Rapport International Announces Partnership with SDL
10. MAP International Provides $10 Million in Essential Medicines and Medical Supplies to Haiti Relief
11. Sanford Heart Hospital Physicians Again Recognized Internationally for Innovative Techniques
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
International Diabetes Federation awards $2 million to 9 global diabetes research projects
(Date:6/27/2016)... ... , ... TherapySites, the leading website and online ... Counseling Association. This new relationship allows TherapySites to continue to extend their ... benefits and promotional offers. , "TCA is extremely excited about this new partnership, ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... , ... On June 10-11, 2016, A Forever Recovery, a holistic treatment center ... Breakfast Table in Battle Creek, MI, where the rehabilitation facility is located. This annual ... the world’s leading providers of cereal and other breakfast foods. Its residents often refer ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Experts from the ... AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting June 26-28, 2016, at the Hynes Convention Center in ... topics including advance care planning, healthcare costs and patient and family engagement. , ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... As a lifelong Southern Californian, Dr. Omkar ... M.D from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He trained in Internal ... complete his fellowship in hematology/oncology at the UCLA-Olive View-Cedars Sinai program where he had ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Those who have experienced traumatic events ... turn to unhealthy avenues, such as drug or alcohol abuse, as a coping mechanism. ... tools for healthy coping following a traumatic event. , Trauma sufferers tend to feel ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/26/2016)... , June 26, 2016 ... care operating models within the health care industry is ... financial efficiency , Deloitte offers a suite of ... business issues impacting efficient cost optimization: labor resource analysis, ... These services facilitate better outcomes and better economics ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016   Bay Area ... Network,s Dean Center for Tick Borne Illness ... and Rehabilitation, MIT Hacking Medicine, University of California, ... today announced the five finalists of Lyme ... disease.  More than 100 scientists, clinicians, researchers, entrepreneurs, ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... BEIJING , June 24, 2016 Dehaier ... or the "Company"), which develops, markets and sells medical ... China , signed a strategic cooperation agreement with ... as "Hongyuan Supply Chain") on June 20, 2016, to ... Under the strategic cooperation agreement, Dehaier will leverage Hongyuan ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: