Bioscience

UA, NAU to study effects of flying, high altitude on diabetics

May 4, 2010

By Flinn Foundation

[Source: UA News] – The University of Arizona and Northern Arizona University have been awarded $333,000 from the Arizona Biomedical Research Commission to study the effects of flying and other high-altitude activities on people who have type 1 diabetes.

The aim of the research is to develop pharmaceutical dosage guidelines for diabetics traveling to higher altitudes. Eric Snyder, assistant professor in the UA College of Pharmacy, and Christopher Baldi, assistant professor of biological sciences at NAU, will partner on the study.

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