Dr. Venkat Narayan Elected to the National Academy of Medicine Class of 2016
October 17, 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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Centre for the Control of Chronic Conditions

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...

Upcoming Events

Stigma: Interdisciplinary perspectives - A roundtable discussion
Wednesday, October 26 3-5pm
Klamon Room, 8th floor, Claudia Nance Rollins building

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Fostering Cross-Campus Collaboration at Yale on the Global Non-Communicable Disease Crisis Symposium
Thursday, October 27 11am
Horchow Hall, Yale University

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Input of stakeholders on reducing depressive symptoms and improving diabetes outcomes in India: Formative work for the INtegrated DEPrEssioN and Diabetes TreatmENT study

Deepa Rao, Lauren Lipira, Shuba Kumar, Rani Mohanraj, Subramani Poongothai, Nikhil Tandon, G.R. Sridhar, Wayne Katon, K.M. Venkat Narayan, Lydia Chwastiak, Viswanathan Mohan, Mohammed K. Ali

Based on our findings, the following components would add value when incorporated into the intervention: (1) engaging families in the treatment process, (2) clear/simple written information, (3) clear nonjargon verbal explanations, and (4) coaching to help patients cope with stigma.


The Stepwise Approach to Diabetes Prevention: Results From the D-CLIP Randomized Controlled Trial

Mary Beth Weber, Harish Ranjani, Lisa R. Staimez, Ranjit M. Anjana, Mohammed K. Ali, K.M. Venkat Narayan, and Viswanathan Mohan

Stepwise diabetes prevention in people with prediabetes can effectively reduce diabetes incidence by a third in community settings; however, people with isolated impaired fasting glucose (iIFG) may require different interventions.



Kelly West Award for Outstanding Achievement in Epidemiology
K.M. Venkat Narayan talks to ADA TV about his Kelly West lecture titled, “Type 2 Diabetes-Why We are Winning the Battle But Losing the War” at the 75th ADA Scientific Sessions.
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Click here to view Gerald Reaven's comment and K.M. Venkat Narayan's response


Health in the Era of Sustainable Development: A Case for Trans-disciplinary Research
Lecture by K. Srinath Reddy, MD, DM, MSc
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