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Project SuGAR

About Project SuGAR
Diabetes on the Sea Islands
Citizen Advisory Committee(CAC)
Publications and Presentations
Sea Islands Families Project (SIFP)
Calendar of Events

Further Reading and Research Efforts            

Publications and Presentations of behalf of Project SuGar

Many publications and presentations have been made in reference to project SuGar and/or the Gullah families in South Carolina. To obtain a current listings of publications and/or presentations made on behalf of Project SuGar and/ or the Gullah population of South Carolina, please Google the following scholars:

Data processing services were administered by:

  • Cedric Rivers, MD (1997-2000)
  • Ann Smuniewski (2000-present)

Computer support for the Clinical and Translational Research Center (CTRC):

  • Adrain Nida

Our findings can be found in the following publication:

Sale MM, Lu L, Spruill IJ, Fernandes JK, Lok KH, Divers J, Langefeld CD, Garvey WT. (2009). "Genome-wide linkage scan in Gullah-speaking African-American families with Type 2 Diabetes: the Sea Islands Genetic African-American Registry (Project SuGar)." Diabetes. 58:260-7. Epub 2008 Oct 3.