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GMC TO CONDUCT THE ICMR-INDIAB ON DIABETES

Panaji, January 14, 2019

     Pausa 24, 1940

ICMR in association with the Madras Diabetes Research Foundation (MDRF), Chennai is conducting a multi-centric study to find the exact prevalence of Diabetes in the country and its associated risk factors. The India-Diabetes(INDIAB) study for the state of Goa will be conducted by Goa Medical College under the leadership of Dr. Ankush Desai, Consultant Endocrinologist (Principal Investigator) and Dr. Amit Dias, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine (Co-Investigator) with approval of Government of Goa.

The study has been approved by the Institutional Review Board, GMC and is conducted in association with the Directorate with the Directorate of Health Services, Government of Goa. All the team members visiting the homes of the selected participants will have an official ID card. The people of Goa are requested to co-operate with the team and be part of this initiative. The study will be completed over approximately 6 months beginning from December 2018.

DI/NB/GPP/JA/CR/AN/2018/1242

 

 

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