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Diabete Research Project

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BENEFITING: Diabetic Youth Foundation

EVENT DATE: Jan 01, 2014

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THE STORY:

FDG (Federazione Diabete Giovanile) is an Italian organization of volunteers founded on 1981, that meets the associations of 13 italians regions, that works for the young dyabetics people to have a better life conditions. The dyabetes in Italy is fast growing for the people under 15 years old. The F.D.G., with is quotidian works from him associations, fight for the rights of this young people, in particular way, it want to ensure

Early diagnosis and therapy
health and food education
Self-control and prevention of diabetes complications
Dignity and equality of access for young people with diabetes in the world of work and in sports

From the 2002, the FDG start an auto financied researche project to try to find a cure of Dyabetes. It based on the hypotesys that a liver can produce insuline. We had the first positive result, infact we proof that the liver can produce insulin (we discovered a protein that can make this work) and now, we are preparing to work on the second step of our project, try this proteins on liver-cultures in vitro.

 

All informations about who we are and what we do is avaiable (in italian, but in the site there's a google-translate module to translate the site in your favourite language) http://www.fdgdiabete.it

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