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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.


Merck launches a text message campaign for diabetes awareness in Uganda

Click here to read this article published in the Observer about a new health intervention in Uganda.

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Personal Stories

Mercy InbakumariSr. Mercy Inbakumari, BsN, Diabetes Educator, Research Nurse 

Sister Mercy has been a critical member of our partner research team at CMC, Vellore for five years now. In conjunction with the CMC Endocrinology Department and visiting Einstein faculty, she is conducting metabolic research on a novel form of diabetes, called “lean diabetes”, that is thought to be highly prevalent in India. Her work focuses on the basic mechanisms concerning obesity and insulin resistance and how these mechanisms relate to diabetes development.

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