Lifestyle interventions

DS10-A5: A translational randomized trial of culturally specific and cost-effective life style intervention for the prevention of type 2 diabetes in Pakistan (Pakistan Diabetes Prevention Program PDPP)

Main institution:

The Aga Khan University Hospital (Karachi, Pakistan)

Other institutions:

University of Helsinki; International Diabetes Federation

Principal investigators:

Jaweed Akhter; Asma Ahmed

Other investigators:

Romaina Iqbal; Abdul Jabbar; Shehla Zaidi;

Location of the project:

Karachi, Pakistan

Amount allocated:

USD 250.000

Date:

September 1, 2011 – September 1, 2014

Objectives:

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

Date:
  December 1, 2012 - December 1, 2014

Objectives:

Lifestyle intervention among overweight and obese schoolchildren: a pre post quasi experimental study with control group in Sousse, Tunisia (ST12-044)

Main institution:
Hopital Universitaire Farhat Hached, Sousse (Tunisia)

Principal investigator:
Hassen Ghannem

Other investigators:
Jihene Maatoug; Imed Harrabi; Slim Slama; Nathalie Farpour-Lambert

Location of the project:
Sousse, Tunisia

Amount allocated:
USD 64.925

Date:
September 1, 2012 - September 1, 2014

Objectives:

Prevention of type 2 diabetes in women with gestational diabetes in urban India – a feasibility study (ST09-016)

Main institution:
All Indian Institute of Medical Sciences (India)

Other institutions:
The George Institute, India
Faculty of Health Sciences, Flinders University (Australia)
The George Institute For International Health (Sydney, Australia)

Principal investigator:
Nikhil Tandon

Other investigators:
Dorairaj Prabhakaran; Anushka Patel; Prasuna Reddy; Rohina Joshi; Ankush Desai

Location of the project:
New Delhi, India

DEMOJUAN - Demonstration area for primary prevention of type 2 diabetes, JUAN Mina and Soledad, Barranquilla, Colombia (LT09-258)

Main institution:
Centro de Investigacion en Salud (CIS)

Other institutions:
Alcadía de Barranquilla (Municipality of Barranquilla)
Universidad Libre Seccional Atlántico
University Atlántico
University San Martin

Principal investigator:
Jaakko Tuomilehto

Other investigators:
Astrid Arrieta Molinares; Carlos Ricaurte Rojas; Tania Matilde Acosta Vergara; Noel Christopher Barengo; Rafael Gabriel Sanchez; Jesus Iglesias

Programme for detection and prevention of diabetes in people at high risk in a medium size city in Vietnam (ST07-025)

Main institution:
National hospital of endocrinology (Vietnam)

Principal investigator:
Ta Van Binh

Location of the project:
Vietnam

Amount allocated:
USD 60,980

Date:
July 1, 2008 - June 30, 2010

Evaluation of Risk Factors in the development of Type 2 Diabetes and Cardiovascular disease in a Young Urban Population in Sri Lanka (LT07-108)

Main institution:
Diabetes Association of Sri Lanka (Sri Lanka)

Other institution:
King's College, London (UK)

Principal investigator:
Dr M.Wijesuriya

Other investigators:
Prof G.Viberti

Location of the project:
Sri Lanka

Amount allocated:
USD 399,670

Date:
January 1, 2008 - July 1, 2011

The Jordan Diabetes Micro-Clinic Project: Community Ownership and Awarness (LT07-157)

Main institution:
Global Micro-Clinic Project

Other institution:
Royal Health Awareness Society

Principal investigator:
D. Zoughbie

Location of the project:
Amann, Jordan

Amount allocated:
USD 400,000

Date:
August 1, 2008 - November 1, 2012

A translation randomized trial of culturally specific lifestyle intervention for diabetes prevention in India (LT07-115)

Main institution:
Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University (USA)

Other institution:
Madras Diabetes Research Foundation (India)

Principal investigator:
Dr V. Narayan

Other investigators:
Dr M.Hennink; Dr V.Mohan; G.Pradeepa; M.B Weber; P Zhang

Location of the project:
India

Amount allocated:
USD 398,674

Date:
May 1, 2008 - December 31, 2011