Marshall to receive money for diabetes research
October 2, 2012 ·
Marshall University is receiving about $250,000 for its diabetes program.
The money will go to
Marshall's Appalachian Diabetes Control Translation Project. It provides
diabetes education, prevention and monitoring.
Rockefeller, Joe Manchin and Congressman Nick Rahall announced the grant in a
joint news release.
Rockefeller calls diabetes a national epidemic that is particularly serious in West Virginia. He
says more than one in 10 adults in the state have diabetes and he has
introduced a bill so Medicare can cover the National Diabetes Prevention
The money for the
grant comes from the Appalachian Regional Commission.