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Sandra  Bot

Since 2005 Sandra Bot has been working as a post-doctoral research fellow at the Department of General Practice and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Currently, she is project leader of three research projects focused on care and prevention of diabetes: 1) Primary prevention of diabetes mellitus type 2 and cardiovascular diseases using a cognitive behaviour programme aimed at lifestyle changes in people with abdominal obesity; 2) Effect of self-monitoring of glucose in non-insulin treated patients with type 2 diabetes; 3) Treatment of children with overweight and obesistas in general practice. Her current research interest is focused on lifestyle behaviour in social networks

From July 2008 - December 2009 she was chair(wo)man of the science committee of the EMGO Institute of Health and Care Research.


Sandra Bot, PhD
Department of General Practice
EMGO-Institute, VU medical center
Van de Boechorststraat 7
T: +31 20 4448169
F: +31 20 4448361