Global Diabetes Institute


mHealth and Diabetes Care 

This article, published in the Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology, describes the potential for mobile phone technology in diabetes care in developing countries with suggestions for future interventions. 


Report on Rates of Noncommunicable Disease in Low and Lower-Middle Income Countries

The Council on Foreign Relations released a report focusing on the factors associated with the growing global health crisis of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs). The report highlights the fact that economic growth and urbanization are leading to increased life expectancies but without the infrastructure and health care systems to support this in the developing world. It calls on the United States to prioritize NCDs in global health funding.

"More patients will get sick, suffer longer, require more medical care, and die young. Given the scale of these trends, the results will reverberate."  

Read the report here. Or explore the online interactive site 


Smartphone Glucometers

Shield diagnostics is developing a Smartphone case that is a glucometer and automatically transfers results to your Smartphone.  Visit their website.


Vitamin D Repletion Boosts Insulin Sensitivity in Prediabetes

Check out this article, which highlights research by faculty from the Global Diabetes Institute.


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.


Featured publication

Esterson et al from the Global Diabetes Institute conducted a systematic review of diabetes care models in low-resource settings - Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved. Volume 25, Number 1, February 2014.

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