UNC Health Care

Category: Diabetes

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 EndoBarrierĀ® 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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John B. Buse

November 7, 2012

Head-to-head trial of two diabetes drugs yields mixed results

Daily injections of liraglutide were slightly more effective than weekly injections of exenatide in lowering blood sugar and promoting weight loss. However, patients had fewer negative side effects on exenatide once weekly.

Clinical Trials, Diabetes, Research

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August 16, 2012

Prediabetes: Why You Shouldn’t Ignore It

Meteorologists can often warn us of impending bad weather. Doctors can often do the same with our health--warning us when we're at risk for a serious disease. An example: a condition called prediabetes...

Diabetes

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July 5, 2012

Antibodies reverse Type 1 diabetes in new immunotherapy study

Scientists at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine have used injections of antibodies to rapidly reverse the onset of Type I diabetes in mice genetically bred to develop the disease.

Diabetes, Immunology, Studies, Treatment

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