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NIDDKNational Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
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NIDDK is funding research to try to understand what the basis of this excessive incidence and prevalence of both chronic kidney disease and end-stage kidney disease in these populations.
population, NIDDK has sponsored a number of large, multicenter studies of specific kidney disorders.
Research has clearly shown that losing five to seven percent of body weight through diet and increased physical activity can prevent or delay pre-diabetes from progressing to type 2 diabetes," explains NIDDK director Allen Spiegel.
Publications produced by the clearinghouse are carefully reviewed by both NIDDK scientists and outside experts.
We are excited that the NIDDK has selected our technology to carry out this important work," said Erik Wallden, President and CEO of Pyrosequencing AB.
Phillip Gorden, NIDDK director, convened a 2-day symposium that brought together leading researchers in the fields of diabetes and Hispanic health care.
In addition, studies that exploit the zebrafish to model physiological processes such as renal function, fluid and electrolyte balance, are relevant to NIDDK.
Using positron emission tomography (PET), Del Parigi and his colleagues at NIDDK monitored the brains of 22 men and 22 women.
We are very pleased that the NIDDK has chosen to continue its support of this innovative program because the competition for such funds is intense," said Dr.
The specific objectives of this announcement on Secondary Analyses In Obesity, Diabetes, Digestive And Kidney Diseases are to support the following: (a) research on secondary analyses of data related to the epidemiology of disease areas of NIDDK; (b) preliminary projects using secondary analysis that could lead to subsequent applications for individual research awards; (c) rapid analyses of new databases and experimental modules to inform the design and content of future studies; (d) the archiving of data sets to be made publicly available for research purposes related to disease areas of NIDDK, including both epidemiological studies and multi-center clinical trials.
It is gratifying to see progress, however small, and to know that NIDDK activities undoubtedly have had a hand in that success," said Paul Eggers, PhD, the NIDDK co-director of the US Renal Data System (USRDS).