Bologna – Italy
Population Group Targeted
Adults affected by type 2 diabetes and who belong to one of these ethnic groups – Italian, East European, North African, the Indian subcontinent.
from different ethnic groups
(adults with NCDs)
PRESENTATION OF THE AREA AND ITS RELEVANCE
About Pilastro in Bologna…
- High prevalence of immigrants from ethnic populations
- Many ethnic groups have a high risk of developing type 2 diabetes, not only due to a genetic predisposition or socio-economic issues, but also due to cultural habits (diet, exercise).
Goals of the Living Lab:
- Overcoming cultural and economic barriers to healthy diets.
- Combatting food poverty and malnutrition.