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Diabetes

Scholarly Publications

Searching for Public Health Law’s Sweet Spot: The Regulation of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages

July 2015

David Studdert and colleagues explore how to balance public health, individual freedom, and good government when it comes to sugar-sweetened drinks.

Ethnic differences in the relationship between insulin sensitivity and insulin response

December 2013

Abstract:OBJECTIVE Human blood glucose levels have likely evolved toward their current point of stability over hundreds of thousands of years.

Patient Copayments, Provider Incentives and Income Effects: Theory and Evidence from China’s Essential Medications List Policy

September 2013

How do demand- and supply-side incentives interact, when there are potentially large provider income effects?

News

Asia Health Policy Program holds trans-Asian conference on diabetes in Beijing

May 2017

The Asia Health Policy Program at the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center hosted the Net Value in Diabetes Management Workshop in March to discuss progress on an international research...

Non-communicable disease could cost $47 trillion by 2030

March 2017

Non-communicable diseases such as heart and respiratory disease, cancer, obesity and diabetes are now responsible for some two-thirds of premature deaths around the world.

Health economists press for chronic disease as top agenda item

March 2016

Nearly 100 health economists from across the United States signed a pledge urging U.S. presidential candidates to make chronic disease a policy priority.

Events

Tackling China's Non-Communicable Diseases

August 6, 2014

Tackling China’s Non - Communicable Diseases – Shared Origins, Costly Consequences, and the Need for Action

Economics, Modelling and Diabetes: The Mount Hood 2014 Challenge

June 18, 2014

Advanced Registration for this conference is required.  For more information and to register, please click here.

Projects

Comparative Policy Responses to Demographic Change in East Asia

Launched in January 2011, Comparative Policy Responses to Demographic Change in East Asia is a three-year research initiative at the Walter H.
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Health Service Delivery in the Asia-Pacific: Ownership, Payment Incentives, and Chronic Disease Management

This theme encompasses research on the role of the private sector and public-private partnerships; payment incentives and their impact on patients and providers; organizational innovation,...
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Intelligent Critiquing of Clinical-Guideline Application

This project aims to develop a standardized computational framework for clinical practice guideline specification that will allow text guidelines to be easily translated into computable formats by...
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Multimedia

Prevalence and Risk Factors of Diabetes and Pre-diabetes among Adults in Vietnam

August 2016

Audio and transcript from the Asia Health Policy Program seminar "Prevalence and Risk Factors of Diabetes and Pre-diabetes among Adults in Vietnam" on Feb.

People

Karen Eggleston Senior Fellow
Susan M. Frayne Associate Professor, Medicine
John Morton Associate Professor, Surgery