K.M. Venkat Narayan is receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award for services to Diabetes within the South Asian community and will also be presenting at the 19th Annual Conference of the South Asian Health Foundation held on September 13-14 at the National Conference Centre, Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Four leading global research institutions - the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Emory University, the London School of Hygiene & tropical Medicine and the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) - have joined forces to establish the Centre for Control of Chronic Conditions, a new Centre headquartered at PHFI in India. Dr. K.M. Venkat Narayan, Director of the Emory Global Diabetes Research Center at Emory University, will lead the US team. Read more...
Join us for the next EGDRC and GCDTR Enrichment SeminarJulie Schmittdiel, PhD
Research Scientist II, Division of Research
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Kaiser Permanente Northern California
Director, Health Delivery Systems Center for Diabetes Translational Research
Room 6001, CNR, 1518 Clifton Road
Review of a 2,000 year history of global economics and demography and how they have impacted biology and health.
This Field Epidemiology Training Program Investigators Guide was produced by CDC in collaboration with EGDRC, and was led by Dr. Unjali Gujral at Emory.
Shaikh NI, Maxwell A, Patil SS, Cunningham SA
This study uses freelists to document perceptions of healthfulness, modernity, and availability of foods and beverages among adolescents ages 13–18 years (n = 26) in urbanizing India.
Cunningham SA, Gloor SD, Patil SS
The prevalence of obesity and other chronic diseases is increasing in India and around the world. As globalization and social changes are believed to be at the root of these epidemiological changes, these factors must be better understood. This study engaged older adults to gain an important perspective on globalization and health.
CDC's new report shows that 30.3 million people in the US have diabetes, making the US population of people with diabetes the 45th most populated country in the world.
Soares M, Müller MJ
China and India currently have the highest numbers of type 2 diabetics in the world, and these figures are projected to substantially increase by 2040.
Gregg EW, Shaw JE
The Global Burden of Disease (GBD) study offers a discouraging reminder that the global obesity epidemic is worsening in most parts of the world, and that this has many ominous implications for both physical health and economic health.