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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.


Vitamin D Repletion Boosts Insulin Sensitivity in Prediabetes

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

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Personal Stories

pooja raghavanPooja Raghavan, Diabetes Research Fellow, 2012-2013 

"It felt good to be back on Indian soil, the place where I first entered this world. The Indian air was thick and hot, cars and motorbikes honked in the background. As I exited the auto-rickshaw and entered the hospital, I noticed the enormous line of patients waiting to be seen in the diabetes clinic.

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