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Category: Diabetes

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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John Buse

March 1, 2016

New type-2 diabetes therapy proves better than traditional insulin ...

UNC-led global phase-3 clinical trial sets the stage for improved management of a disease that affects nearly 30 million Americans.

Diabetes, Research, Treatment

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Praveen Sethupathy

February 15, 2016

UNC School of Medicine researcher receives American Diabetes Associ...

Praveen Sethupathy, PhD, earns early-career ADA award to research innovative ways to treat people with diabetes.

Awards, Diabetes

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Images of bones stained with osmium. Left: bone fat decreased due to exercise. Right: bones of mice on high dose of rosiglitazone. Far right image shows decrease in bone fat due to exercise.

September 8, 2015

Diabetes drug boosts bone fat and fracture risk; exercise can parti...

A new UNC School of Medicine study visualizes the dramatic influence of a diabetes drug on bone health and the benefit of exercise in mice.

Diabetes, Fitness, Orthopedics, Research, Treatment

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Zhen Gu

August 19, 2015

Biomedical engineer Zhen Gu, PhD, tabbed as top young innovator

The editors of the MIT Technology Review highlighted Gu’s work on a novel way to monitor and treat diabetes.

Awards, Diabetes, Research

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John Buse

August 18, 2015

Diabetes drug metformin’s primary effect is in the gut, not the blo...

New study in Diabetes Care suggests new delayed-release metformin could help 40 percent of type 2 diabetes patients that currently can’t take metformin.

Diabetes, Research, Treatment

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John Buse

July 1, 2015

UNC doctors contribute to new web resource for diabetes education

John Buse, MD, PhD, and Laura Young, MD, PhD, helped shape the new web tool for the National Diabetes Education Program ‘Promoting Medication Adherence in Diabetes.’

Diabetes, Research

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John Buse

March 4, 2015

UNC diabetes researcher featured on WRAL

TV segment focused diabetes prevention and screening and featured John Buse, MD, PhD, chief, Division of Endocrinology, executive associate dean for clinical research.

Awards, Diabetes, Research

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Zhen Gu

January 20, 2015

Diabetes researcher earns ADA grant to design nanoparticles to cont...

The research by Zhen Gu, PhD, assistant professor in the UNC-NCSU joint department of biomedical engineering, aims to improve methods for delivering precise amounts of medications less frequently.

Awards, Diabetes, Hematology

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Sue Kirkman

June 16, 2014

UNC’s Sue Kirkman, MD, co-authors first-ever ADA position paper on ...

The newest American Diabetes Association treatment guidelines for the disease are in place at UNC Medical Center.

Diabetes, Treatment

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