Bridging the Knowledge-to-Practice Gap to Control Diabetes in a Rural Population (ST12-026)

Main institution:
 UAE University (UAE)

Principal investigator:
 Syed Shah

Other investigator:
Asma Ahmed

Location of the project:
 Gilgit, Balistan province, Pakistan

Amount allocated:
USD 64.400

  December 1, 2012 - December 1, 2014


To assess the effectiveness of home-based lifestyle intervention on blood sugar and other cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in in adults aged 18 to 64 years in a rural developing country settings.

World Heart Federation/World Congress of Cardiology, Melbourne, Australia (4-7 May 2014)
21st European Congress on Obesity, Sofia, Bulgaria (28-31 May 2014)

BRIDGES (Bringing Research in Diabetes to Global Environments and Systems) is a programme initiated by the International Diabetes Federation, and supported by an educational grant from Lilly Diabetes.