Diabetes DM08, 2017 – 2017

Feel4Diabetes - Developing and implementing a community-based intervention to create a more supportive social and physical environment for lifestyle changes to prevent diabetes in vulnerable families across Europe

Primary research aim

Prevention of type 2 diabetes among families from low and middle income countries and from vulnerable groups in high income countries in Europe.

Secondary research aims

Creation of a more supportive social and physical environment to promote lifestyle and behaviour change among families from low and middle income countries and from vulnerable groups in high income countries in Europe.

Research objectives and methodology

The aim of the Feel4Diabetes-project is to develop, implement and evaluate a community-based intervention aiming to create a more supportive social and physical environment to promote lifestyle and behaviour change to prevent type 2 diabetes among families from low and middle income countries and from vulnerable groups in high income countries in Europe. The PRECEDE-PROCEED Model will provide the theoretical framework for the development, implementation and evaluation of the Feel4Diabetes intervention.

Project locations

  • Athens, Greece
  • Debrecen, Hungary
  • Zaragoza, Spain
  • Ghent, Belgium
  • Varna and/or Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Satakunta, Finland

Investigators

Links

DM08 News Letter

Funding organisations

  • Diabetes DM08
  • Belgium, Bulgaria, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Spain
  • 2017 – 2017

Programme contact
Yannis Manios
manios@hua.gr