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PREVention of diabetes through lifestyle Intervention and population studies in Europe and around the World

Objective

The primary goal of PREVIEW is to identify the most efficient lifestyle pattern for the prevention of type-2 diabetes in a population of pre-diabetic overweight or obese individuals. The project comprises two distinct lines of evidence, both embracing European and overseas countries:
1) A multicentre, clinical randomized intervention trial with a total of 2,500 pre-diabetic participants, including children and adolescents, adults and elderly. The duration will be 3 years for the adults and elderly, and 2 years for the children and adolescents.
2) Large population studies using data from all age groups.
Focus in both lines of evidence will be on diet (specifically protein and glycemic index) and intensity of physical activity, as well as their interaction with the lifestyle factors, habitual stress and sleeping pattern as well as behavioural, environmental, cultural, and socioeconomic variables.

PREVIEW will significantly increase our knowledge on how specific lifestyle factors can help preventing type-2 diabetes. Type-2 diabetes accounts for about 90% of all cases of diabetes, primarily caused by the worldwide obesity epidemic. Diabetes is a costly disease and according to WHO, the direct health care costs of diabetes range from 2.5% to 15% of annual national health care budgets. This worrying trend calls for action and a need for a variety of innovative approaches. PREVIEW aims to be such an innovative attempt including all necessary disciplines and stakeholders, who can contribute to developing new ways for the prevention of this wide-spread life-style related disease.

The strategic impact of PREVIEW concerns the massive problems associated with the global diabesity epidemic (obesity and type-2 diabetes) and therefore includes partners from Europe (East, West, North and South) and Australia, New Zealand, and Canada. PREVIEW will thereby contribute to improving health over the life-span of the population in Europe as well as worldwide. Overall the public health and socio-economic impact of PREVIEW is expected to be very significant.

Call for proposal

FP7-KBBE-2012-6-singlestage
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Funding Scheme

CP-IP - Large-scale integrating project

Coordinator

KOBENHAVNS UNIVERSITET
Address
Norregade 10
1165 Kobenhavn
Denmark
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
EU contribution
€ 2 336 807,80
Administrative Contact
Tine Mathiesen (Mrs.)

Participants (14)

HELSINGIN YLIOPISTO
Finland
EU contribution
€ 793 753,60
Address
Yliopistonkatu 3
00014 Helsingin Yliopisto
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Mikael Fogelholm (Prof.)
WAGENINGEN UNIVERSITY
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 733 475,75
Address
Droevendaalsesteeg 4
6708 PB Wageningen
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Tom Bessems (Mr.)
UNIVERSITEIT MAASTRICHT
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 987 590
Address
Minderbroedersberg 4-6
6200 MD Maastricht
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Joseph Ih Janssen (Dr.)
THE UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 1 086 554,80
Address
University Park
NG7 2RD Nottingham
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Paul Cartledge (Mr.)
UNIVERSIDAD DE NAVARRA
Spain
EU contribution
€ 778 268
Address
Campus Universitario Edificio Central
31080 Pamplona
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Fco. Javier Irigoyen Barrio (Mr.)
MEDICAL UNIVERSITY SOFIA
Bulgaria
EU contribution
€ 633 680
Address
Acad Iv Evstatiev Geshov St 15
1431 Sofia
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Krasimira Markova (Ms.)
SWANSEA UNIVERSITY
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 315 000
Address
Singleton Park
SA2 8PP Swansea
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Adrian Walters (Dr.)
UNIVERSITY OF STUTTGART
Germany
EU contribution
€ 484 997,60
Address
Keplerstrasse 7
70174 Stuttgart
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Annelie Reicherz (Ms.)
MEYERS MADHUS AS
Denmark
EU contribution
€ 140 950,20
Address
Norrebrogade 52 C
2200 Kobenhavn Nv
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Emil Blauert
NETUNION SARL
Switzerland
EU contribution
€ 271 415,25
Address
Avenue Des Figuiers 20
1007 Lausanne
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Tony Lam (Mr.)
TERVEYDEN JA HYVINVOINNIN LAITOS
Finland
EU contribution
€ 430 982
Address
Mannerheimintie 166
00271 Helsinki
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Sanna Leppämäki (Ms.)
THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY
Australia
Address
Camperdown Campus Arundel St 71/79
2006 Sydney
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Kate Taylor (Ms.)
THE UNIVERSITY OF AUCKLAND
New Zealand
Address
Princes Street 24
1010 Auckland
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
David Saunders (Mr.)
UNIVERSITE LAVAL
Canada
Address
Allee Des Bibliotheques 2345
G1V 0A6 Quebec
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Serge Caron (Mr.)