UNC Health Talk

Category: Diabetes

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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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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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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Woman giving herself an insulin injection.

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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Elizabeth Mayer-Davis

May 6, 2014

Study finds large increase in Type 1 and 2 diabetes among U.S. youth

This is the largest study of childhood diabetes in diverse populations ever done in the U.S., says Elizabeth Mayer-Davis, PhD, who has led the study for eight years.

Diabetes, Studies

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Elizabeth Mayer-Davis

July 18, 2013

Diet additions may help youth with Type 1 diabetes keep producing o...

Adding foods rich in specific amino and fatty acids to the diets of youth with Type 1 diabetes kept them producing some of their own insulin for up to two years after diagnosis, a new study found.

Diabetes, Nutrition, Studies, Treatment

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Dr. Laura Young

July 1, 2013

UNC begins clinical trial of EndoBarrier® for treatment of type 2 d...

The ENDO Trial is currently enrolling adults between the ages of 21 and 65 who have uncontrolled type 2 diabetes and are obese.

Clinical Trials, Diabetes, Treatment

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Sue Kirkman

June 3, 2013

UNC Diabetes Care Center begins recruitment for long-term study of ...

Beginning recruitment in June, the project is called the Glycemia Reduction Approaches in Diabetes: A Comparative Effectiveness (GRADE) Study. UNC will enroll patients at locations in Durham and Greensboro, N.C.

Diabetes, Studies

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