Research for a Future
without Diabetes

„Research for a future without diabetes – this is the mission of the DZD that inspires and unites us.“

Prof. Martin Hrabě de Angelis, DZD board member

Research for a Future
without Diabetes

"The DZD stands for research to benefit people with diabetes."

Prof. Andreas Birkenfeld, DZD-Sprecher

„The Germany-wide cooperation in the DZD ensures that multicenter studies can be carried out with the required number of participants.“

Prof. Michael Roden, DZD board member

 

Research for a Future
without Diabetes

„The DZD places particular importance on the fast transfer of lab results to patient care.“

Prof. Michele Solimena, DZD speaker

 

 

Research for a Future
without Diabetes

„The special feature of research at the DZD is the close interdisciplinary cooperation between different disciplines.“

Prof. Annette Schuermann, DZD Speaker

DZD - German Center
for Diabetes Research

Düsseldorf, 11.01.2023

Not Only a Complication of Diabetes: Environmental Pollution Identified as a Trigger for Sensorimotor Polyneuropathy

Recent results from the prospective population-based KORA F4/FF4 study have linked environmental risk factors with the onset of distal symmetrical polyneuropathy (DSPN) for the first time. Researchers of the German Diabetes Center (DDZ) in cooperation with Helmholtz Munich were able to determine that people with obesity are at greater risk of developing DSPN.

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