Dr. Venkat Narayan Elected to the National Academy of Medicine Class of 2016
“Dr. Narayan continues to further enhance his leadership position as an internationally renowned diabetes researcher. Election to the National Academy of Medicine highlights individuals who have made major contributions to the advancement of health, and he is most deserving of this distinguished honor.”
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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...
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Faculty researchers from Emory University, Morehouse School of Medicine, Georgia Tech, Georgia State University and the Atlanta Veterans’ Affairs System are eligible to propose studies that align with GCDTR's Cores. Click on the link above for more information!
Deadline: September 5, 2017
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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.