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Research Programs

Nationwide Electronic Registry of Patients through BADAS

The objectives of the Nationwide Electronic Patient Record through BADAS Centres are:  Enrol all patients into an electronic patient record (software)  Establish a uniform Patient Data Form that may used in all BADAS Institutions, Enterprises and Affiliated Associations. Establish a uniform Patient Identity Code. Determine the Diabetes Status of the patients Maintain the following patient

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Nationwide Free Diabetes Screening

Aims:  To investigate the rate of unknown diabetes and related risk markers among adult population in Bangladesh.  To evaluate the level of knowledge about diabetes in Bangladeshi people. Collaboration: A joint collaboration of Diabetic Association of Bangladesh and Non-Communicable Disease Control Program, DG Health, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of People’s Republic of

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Prevention of diabetes through religious leaders (Imams)

The objectives of the program 1) organize training program on healthy lifestyle for the prevention and care of diabetes and other NCDs for religious leaders (Imams) in Bangladesh, 2) introduce diabetes corners in religious places (Mosques) and 3) improve community awareness on healthy lifestyle for prevention and care of diabetes and other NCDs through religious

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Chandra Rural Diabetes Study

A joint research initiative of BADAS and University of Oslo (UIO), Norway Study place: Chandra, Gazipur Study design: cross-sectional Study time & participants: 1999 (4757), 2004 (3981), 2009 (2376) Funding: BADAS & UIO  Status: Planning for a new study Key points:  It was the first follow study to observe the prevalence and incidence of diabetes

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Diabetes Prevention Intervention Study (DPIS)

A joint research initiative of BADAS and University of Oslo (UIO), Norway Study Place: Two Institutions of Diabetic Association of Bangladesh (BIRDEM, NHN) Study design: Randomized Control Trial   Study duration: 18 months Funding: UIO & BADAS Status: complete  Key points:  First randomized control trial to prevent Type 2 Diabetes in Person with IGT  in Bangladesh

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