Dr Jaana Lindstrom (Principal Investigator)

Dr Jaana Lindström has a masters degree in food sciences (nutrition), PhD in public health, and the title Adjunct Professor by the University of Helsinki. She has over 20 years of experience in research and implementation projects related to prediction and prevention of type 2 diabetes, starting from the land-mark Finnish Diabetes Prevention Study. She is the developer of the Finnish Diabetes Risk Score FINDRISC, a simple tool to identify people at type 2 diabetes risk.