Our Mission

  • Empower

    Empower local community health workers and medical professionals to engage in effective and sustainable diabetes programs within their own communities.

  • Discover

    Discover effective and inexpensive treatments for malnutrition diabetes through world-class research.

Facts and Stats

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    537 Million

    Adults had diabetes in 2021. By 2045, this number is predicted to rise to 783 million.

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    Of people with diabetes live in low and middle income countries

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    1 in 10

    Adults in the U.S.
    have type 2 diabetes

Contact Us

Meredith Hawkins, MD, MS
(718) 430-3186

Kehao Zhang, DVM, PhD
(718) 430-2903

Our Address

Global Diabetes Institute

Belfer Education Building, Suite 709
Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, NY 10461 USA