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Our Mission

  • Act to reverse the global diabetes epidemic through strategic partnerships in medical research and education.
  • Discover effective and inexpensive treatments for malnutrition diabetes through world-class research.
  • Empower local community health workers and medical professionals to engage in effective and sustainable diabetes programs within their own communities.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

News

Report on Rates of Noncommunicable Disease in Low and Lower-Middle Income Countries

The Council on Foreign Relations released a report focusing on the factors associated with the growing global health crisis of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs). The report highlights the fact that economic growth and urbanization are leading to increased life expectancies but without the infrastructure and health care systems to support this in the developing world. It calls on the United States to prioritize NCDs in global health funding.

"More patients will get sick, suffer longer, require more medical care, and die young. Given the scale of these trends, the results will reverberate."  

Read the report here. Or explore the online interactive site 

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Personal Stories

pooja raghavanPooja Raghavan, Diabetes Research Fellow, 2012-2013 

"It felt good to be back on Indian soil, the place where I first entered this world. The Indian air was thick and hot, cars and motorbikes honked in the background. As I exited the auto-rickshaw and entered the hospital, I noticed the enormous line of patients waiting to be seen in the diabetes clinic.

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