Diabetes news, resources and funding for global health researchers
Diabetes, like other
chronic, noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), is on the rise in the developing world.
According to the World Health Organization, diabetes prevalence has been rising more rapidly in middle- and low-income countries. Related conditions include cardiovascular disease, kidney failure and adult-onset blindness.
At NIH, the
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) leads diabetes research and research training efforts.
- Facing the challenge of undiagnosed diabetes in Africa
Global Health Matters, May/June 2023
Large-scale genetic analysis shows microRNAs in human pancreas associated with diabetes
NIH/NHGRI news, February 9, 2023
NIH-funded study finds personalized kidney screening for people with type 1 diabetes could reduce costs, detect disease earlier
NIH/NIDDK news, November 2, 2022
Development and Comparison of Three Data Models for Predicting Diabetes Mellitus Using Risk Factors in a Nigerian Population, Fogarty grantee Oluwakemi Odukoya lead author
Healthcare Informatics Research, January 31, 2022
Profile: Type 2 diabetes syndemic in India characterized by Fogarty Scholar Dr Emily Mendenhall
Global Health Matters, Sept/Oct 2020
NIH Rwandan fellow promotes global health equity through improved diabetes detection
NIMHD/NIH news, August 25, 2020
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Updated June 22, 2023