is a pan-European Programme targeting the obesity problem from a dietary
perspective: seeking new insights and new routes to prevention.
Project of the EU Sixth Framework Programme for Research and Technological
The name Diogenes is the acronym and stands
for "Diet, Obesity and Genes".
Information on the next level: A new methodology has been developed for consistent
assignment of GI values to foods across the five European databases used in the
Diogenes intervention study.
GI values have been assigned according to five decreasing
levels of confidence:
(1) Measured values for specific foods;
Published values from published sources;
(3) Equivalent values where
published values for similar foods existed;
(4) Estimated values
three values selected representing low/medium/high GI ranges;
(5) Nominal values assigned as 70, where no other value could be assigned
with sufficient confidence.
In the menu you can find the link to the database.
Diogenes is very proud to announce that the results of
RTD1 have now been published in the distinguished New England Journal of
You can find the paper (preview) and the accompanying editorial
Larsen et al Diogenes NEJM online 2010
Ludwig & Ebbeling
Following press-release was submitted to media
Diogenes is also proud that the first core paper on
results of the children in RTD1 is now published in Pediatrics.
You can find a preview of the article here:
Papadaki et al
Diogenes Pediatrics 2010 (preview)
29 June-1 July 2011, Gothenburg, Sweden
Link to the website:
last updated on: June 1st , 2011