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Journal of Nutrition Research
An official journal of IAPEN India association


Journal of Nutrition Research

Year: 2021, Volume: 9, Issue: 1, Pages: 4-7

Review Article

About Nutrition and Diabetes India - A Core Group of IAPEN India


This review article highlights the aims, primary areas of work, interests of the core group and promotes to reach population at large to bring together similar associations, specialists, and like minded healthcare workers to come together on one platform to address the growing burden of diabetes mellitus both nationally and globally.

This article aims to reach journal’s readers who are interested in the prevention and management of diabetes mellitus and also to develop stronger policies that more effectively addresses the growing burden of diabetes mellitus.

IAPEN India Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition in addition to Chapters and Working Groups promotes Core Groups or Special Interest Groups, which brings together clinicians and scientists with special interest in specific areas of Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism. Core Groups of IAPEN India are voluntary groups of IAPEN India members that may be created to discuss, conduct, and report upon any question related to clinical practice, science, nutrition, education, research, courses, or other matters relevant to IAPEN Association and the Core group subject, by writing documents, position papers, guidelines, developing research or carrying out projects that help to improve the ability of IAPEN India to reach its aims. The said core group was launched in August 2020 and has already impacted more than 2000 participants and has conducted various awareness activities with help of national and international faculties and conducts the Certified Diabetes Educators course too. We have since its launch, expanded the scope of our research and training to contemplate international feasibility too.

Keywords: IAPEN India, Nutrition, Diabetes, Core Group, Management


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© 2021 Varma. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

Published By India Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (IAPEN)


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