UAE University (UAE)
Location of the project:
Gilgit, Balistan province, Pakistan
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.
Results to date
World Heart Federation/World Congress of Cardiology, Melbourne (Australia), May 2014
21st European Congress on Obesity, Sofia (Bulgaria), May 2014
Arab Diabetes Prevention Summit, Cairo (Egypt), March 2015
" Hypertension in Adults of Himalayan Mountain Villages: Prevalence, Awareness, and Control", Global Heart 2014;9(1-S) e213
"Obesity trends in Himalayan mountain villages between 1995 and 2013: role in diabetes?" Obesity Facts 2014;7(suppl):30
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.