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Category: Diabetes

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August 17, 2018

How Diabetes Might Increase Your Risk of Dementia

There is a link, but research is inconclusive as to why. Here are some theories.

dementia, Diabetes

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November 16, 2017

Trying to Quit Smoking, Again

Like most people, Kathie Reeves has tried multiple times to give up cigarettes. With help from UNC, she’s hoping this time works.

Addiction, Diabetes, Health, Wellness

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Elizabeth Mayer-Davis

April 13, 2017

Ten-year study shows steady increase in type 1, 2 diabetes in U.S. ...

The study found there was an average of 1.8 percent increase each year of youth with newly-diagnosed type 1 diabetes and an average of 4.8 percent per year increase of newly-diagnosed type 2 diabetes cases among the same population.

Diabetes, Research

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UNC's Kate Bergamo

April 10, 2017

For Diabetes: A Call to Congress

UNC School of Medicine professor and nurse practitioner Kate Bergamo joined diabetes advocates in the annual Call to Congress.

Diabetes, Research

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UNC Chapel

March 1, 2017

Starting the conversation to improve diabetes care

In North Carolina, 1 in 10 people have diabetes. That includes a large number of patients at the Open Door Clinic, a free, student-run clinic in Burlington staffed by volunteers from Elon University, Alamance Community College, and the UNC School of Medicine.

Diabetes, Treatment, Wellness

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David Clemmons

February 21, 2017

Researchers implicate suspect in heart disease linked to diabetes

In their study of the IRS-1 protein, researchers at the University of North Carolina found a new lead for reversing or preventing heart disease associated with diabetes.

Cardiology, Diabetes, Research, Vascular Health

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John Buse

November 29, 2016

UNC clinical trials play crucial role in FDA approval for diabetes ...

Led by John Buse, MD, PhD, director of the UNC Diabetes Care Center, the clinical research of UNC doctors and the participation of thousands of patients culminates in a new, effective, and safe daily injectable drug to combat type-2 diabetes.

Diabetes, Research, Treatment

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image of diabetes awareness program

November 28, 2016

10 Silent Symptoms of Diabetes

Do you have undiagnosed diabetes? 1.4 million Americans are newly diagnosed each year. In recognition of National Diabetes Awareness Month, we want you to monitor for these 10 subtle signs of diabetes. [Read more...]

Diabetes

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November 21, 2016

HPDP receives $1.5 million to develop diabetes self-management educ...

Dr. Thomas Keyserling and Dr. Greg Randolph from the UNC School of Medicine are investigators in the project.

Diabetes, Education, Treatment

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John Buse

July 5, 2016

Diabetes drug lowers risk of cardiovascular complications, kidney d...

For the first time, a large clinical trial showed across-the-board cardiovascular benefit of a diabetes drug – liraglutide – a much-needed outcome for people with type 2 diabetes.

Cardiology, Diabetes, Vascular Health

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June 2, 2016

Managing Type 2 Diabetes Together

Diabetes can have a substantial impact on individuals and their partners, facing complex reactions to the condition. Read about the ways you can help you and your loved one with diabetes make healthy lifestyle changes together.

Diabetes

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Zhen Gu

March 14, 2016

Scientists create painless patch of insulin-producing beta cells to...

The new “smart cell patch” developed at UNC and NC State is a proof of principle to treat millions of people with type-1 and advanced type-2 diabetes.

Diabetes, Research, Treatment

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