What can I do for a DIABETES science fair project?

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What can I do for a DIABETES science fair project?

Postby prompter » Mon Feb 04, 2013 1:45 pm

I don't know what to do. THis project is of Diabetes in a specific cultural community. What can I do? All ideas will be appreciated. Thank you.
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Re: What can I do for a DIABETES science fair project?

Postby Limeybean » Tue Feb 05, 2013 3:27 pm

Hi prompter,

It sounds like you have a very specific topic and study group for your project.

The Canadian Diabetes Association is a great source for information about your study group (http://www.diabetes.ca/search/results/? ... &sa=Search) and reading through some of the literature might help you find a questions that is interesting. For example, Are you interested in questions regarding changes in prevalence of diabetes in this group? Are you interested in comparing prevalence of diabetes between different groups living in Canadian or between Indo-Canadians and people living in India?

The website for the Public Health Agency of Canadian might also be a helpful resource because it contains demographic data for different chronic diseases (e.g. type 2 diabetes) at http://204.187.39.30/surveillance/.

I hope that this helps.

Good Luck,
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Re: What can I do for a DIABETES science fair project?

Postby amyc » Mon Feb 11, 2013 1:48 pm

These two Science Buddies Project Ideas may help with student investigations related to diabetes:

How Sweet It Is! Measuring Glucose in Your Food
http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-f ... p049.shtml

Sucrose & Glucose & Fructose, Oh My! Uncovering Hidden Sugar in Your Food
http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-f ... p035.shtml

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