Here's Where BMSF Research Dollars Are Going

African American women are at especially high risk for developing Type 2 diabetes, and the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation wants to make their health a priority. In November, 2010, the big pharma giant announced a special initiative: they wanted to receive proposals focused on diabetes prevention among African American women.
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Behind the Initiative: Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation Gets Together on Diabetes

In 2010, the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation created the Together on Diabetes initiative, a program focused on improving the health of type 2 diabetes patients across the United States.

Thus far the program has disbursed nearly half of its coffers in two years of existence, so there are plenty of grants still to go around. Of the 21 given out so far, most are above $200,000, with several topping $2 million.

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