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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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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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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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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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Zhen Gu

February 29, 2016

Biomedical engineer Zhen Gu receives prestigious Sloan Fellowship

The joint UNC/NC State researcher also earned a grant from JDRF and Sanofi to further develop glucose responsive insulin therapies for diabetes.

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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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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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July 6, 2015

UNC researchers find two biomarkers linked to severe heart disease

The finding published in PLoS One suggests that elevated oxidized LDL cholesterol and fructosamine – a measure of glycated proteins in blood sugar – are signposts for the development of severe coronary disease, especially in females.

Cardiology, Genetics

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