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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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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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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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April 30, 2013

Patient Story: How Weight Loss Surgery Changed My Life and My Diabetes

“Having this surgery truly changed my life,” explained Goldman. “If you have health issues and you’ve tried everything, don’t be ashamed to try the surgery. Sometimes you need an extra tool to get your body into the mode of eating what you’re supposed to. I look forward to a longer, healthier life because of my choice.”

Weight Loss

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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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T cells (red

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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