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Diabetes Prevention Intervention Study (DPIS) Project

dpisA Joint Prevention program of Diabetic Association of Bangladesh (BADAS) & University of Oslo, Norway to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes in Person with Impaired Glucose Tolerance (IGT) .
It is 18 months long study program and subjects are enrolled into 6 different group to assess the outcome of different intervention models (by both lifestyle intervention and oral medications) to prevent diabetes among high risk group in Bangladesh.

Status:

  • Patient follow-up: completed
  • Data analyses are going on. 1st paper will be submitted for publication in December 2012
  • National dissemination will be held on February 2013
  • On the basis study findings, national awareness and implementation program will be started in 2013.
  • Organized mass awareness program in community level-25
  • Development of Prevention Guide Book in Bangla - 1
  • Development of Poster and leaflets – 5
  • Development of project website (www.badas-dpis.org)

 

Achievement:

  1. Select as a study partner of World Diabetes Prevention Forum (active in diabetes prevention).
  2. Select study partner of Global Rural Diabetes Network – a joint research program of Emory University in the United States (US), the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and World Health Organization (WHO) to measure burden, investigate diabetes risk and care patterns in the rural areas of the world.
  3. Select study partner of Global Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome Research Group.

 

Chandra Rural Diabetes Study (CRDS):

10 years follow-up study of diabetes in rural study organized by Diabetic Association of Bangladesh (BADAS) & University of Oslo, Norway.

Publications:

  1. Bishwajit Bhowmik, Faria Afsana, Lien My Diep, Sanjida Binte Munir, Erica Wright, Sharif Mahmood, A. K. Azad Khan, Akhtar Hussain. Increasing Prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes in a Rural Bangladeshi Population: A Population Based Study for 10 Years. Diabetes Metab J 2013;37:46-53.

  2. Bishwajit Bhowmik, Sanjida Binte Munir, Israt Ara Hossain, Tasnima Siddiquee, Lien My Diep, Sharif Mahmood, Hajera Mahtab, A. K. Azad Khan, Akhtar Hussain. Prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes and Impaired Glucose Regulation with Associated Cardiometabolic Risk Factors and Depression in an Urbanizing Rural Community in Bangladesh: A Population-Based Cross- Sectional Study. Diabetes Metab J 2012;36:422-432.

  3. B. Bhowmik, L. M. Diep, S. B. Munir, M. Rahman, E. Wright, S. Mahmood, F. Afsana, T. Ahmed, A. K. A. Khan and A. Hussain. HbA1c as a diagnostic tool for diabetes and pre-diabetes: the Bangladesh experience. Diabet. Med. 30, e70–e77 (2013). DOI: 10.1111/dme.12088.

  4. Bishwajit Bhowmik, Sanjida B Munir, Lien M Diep, Tasnima Siddiquee, Samira H Habib, Mohammad A Samad, Abul Kalam Azad Khan, Akhtar Hussain. Anthropometric indicators of obesity for identifying cardiometabolic risk factors in a rural Bangladeshi population. J Diabetes Invest, doi: 10.1111/jdi.12053, 2013.

  5. B Bhowmik , S B Munir, I A Hossain, T Siddiquee, L M Diep , S Mahmood, H Mahtab, A K A Khan and A Hussain. Prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes and Impaired Glucose Regulation with Associated Cardiometabolic Risk Factors and Depression in an Urbanizing Rural Community in Bangladesh: A Population-based Cross Sectional Study. Diabetes & Metabolism Journal (in press)

  6. B Bhowmik, F Afsana, L M Diep, S B Munir, E Wright, S Mahmood, A K A Khan, A Hussain. Temporal Changes in the Prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes in a Rural Bangladeshi Population: A Population Based Study at 0, 5 and 10 years. Diabetes & Metabolism Journal (in press)

  7. B Bhowmik, L M Diep, S B Munir, M Rahman, E Wright, S Mahmood, F Afsana, T Ahmed, A K A Khan, A Hussain. HbA1c as a diagnostic tool for Diabetes and Prediabetes: The Bangladesh experience. Diabetic Medicine (accepted)

  8. B Bhowmik, S B Munir, L M Diep, T Siddiquee, S H Habib, M A Samad, A K A Khan, A Hussain. Anthropometric indicators of obesity for identifying cardiometabolic risk factors in a rural Bangladeshi population. Journal for Diabetes Investigation (accepted)

  9. B Bhowmik, S B Munir, K R Ahmed, T Siddiquee, L M Diep, H Mahtab, A. K. A Khan, A Hussain. Anthropometric indices of obesity and type 2 diabetes in Bangladeshi population: Chandra Rural Diabetes Study (CRDS). Obesity Research & Clinical Practice (accepted)

  10. A Hussain, B Bhowmik, L Low, A K A Khan. Review of Global Migration and Prevention of Diabetes: Special Focus on Asian Indians and Migrant South Asians. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice (under review)

Abstracts presented in International Scientific Program:

  1. HbA1c as a diagnostic tool of diabetes and pre-diabetes: the Bangladesh experiences (selected 3rd best abstract in 3rd Annual Meeting of Asian Association for the Study of Diabetes (AASD) held from July 22 to 24, 2011 at Beijing, China)

  2. Prevalence of type 2 diabetes and depression in a rural population of Bangladesh and some associated factors (selected for poster presentation in World Diabetes Congress of International Diabetes Federation held from December 4 to 8, 2011 in Dubai

  3. Anthropometric indicators of obesity for identifying cardiometabolic risk factors in a rural Bangladeshi population (selected 3rd best abstract in 4th Annual Meeting of Asian Association for the Study of Diabetes (AASD) held from November 24 to 27, 2012 at Kyoto, China)


For more information click www.badas-dpis.org