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UAB Awarded Gates Foundation Grand Challenge Awards to Address Maternal-Fetal Health in South Africa

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UAB earns two Gates Foundation Grants to address pregnancy-related problems in developing countries, specifically South Africa. The projects will look at gestational diabetes and pre-term labor.

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New Iowa State Research Holds Promise for Diabetics with Vitamin D Deficiency

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A simple change in diet could boost vitamin D levels for millions of Americans suffering from Type 2 diabetes, according to new research from Iowa State University published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.

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Scientists Win $1.2M to Study New Strategies for Treating Obesity, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease & Muscle Decline

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Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute Florida campus have been awarded nearly $1.2 million from the National Institutes of Health to create a series of drug candidates that advance treatments for such conditions as obesity, type-2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and muscle atrophy.

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American Diabetes Association Presents Guidance on Managing Diabetes in Older Adults in Long-Term Care Facilities

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To ensure that this population receives proper care, the American Diabetes Association has issued its first position statement to address the management of diabetes in long-term care facilities, which include assisted living, skilled nursing and nursing facilities.

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Brown University Medical School Philanthropy Leader John A. Perry Joins Joslin Diabetes Center as Chief Development Officer

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Joslin Diabetes Center, the, the world-renowned diabetes expert, has appointed John A. Perry, CFRE, a skilled fundraising professional with extensive experience in healthcare philanthropy, as Chief Development Officer effective February 1.

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News Media Registration Open for ENDO 2016: The 98th Annual Meeting & EXPO in Boston, MA

Members of the media can now register to cover the latest advances in hormone health and science at ENDO 2016, the Endocrine Society’s 98th Annual Meeting & Expo, in Boston April 1-4.

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Wine, Roses and a Walk on the Beach – Valentine’s Day Ideas for Those with Diabetes

If the person you love loves chocolate, grabbing a gift for Valentine’s Day is a breeze. But if the person you love has diabetes or prediabetes, you have to think outside the heart-shaped box, says Debora Nagata, R.N., diabetes educator at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica.

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Wine, Roses and a Walk on the Beach –Valentine’s Day Ideas for Those with Diabetes

If the person you love loves chocolate, grabbing a gift for Valentine’s Day is a breeze. But if the person you love has diabetes or prediabetes, you have to think outside the heart-shaped box, says Debora Nagata, R.N., diabetes educator at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica.

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Study Strengthens Evidence Linking Autism to Maternal Obesity-Diabetes

Scientists show they can use electronic medical records and birth information to verify and strengthen an already suspected link between autistic children and pregnant mothers with obesity and diabetes.

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Early Puberty Associated with Gestational Diabetes

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Women who began having menstrual cycles at a younger age are at greater risk of developing gestational diabetes, a disease affecting up to 7 percent of pregnant women that can cause babies to develop type 2 diabetes and other complications, new research shows.

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Obesity, Diabetes in Mom Increases Risk of Autism in Child

Children born to obese women with diabetes are more than four times as likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder than children of healthy weight mothers without diabetes, new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health research suggests.

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New Findings Point to Central Nervous System Role in Painful Diabetic Peripheral Nerve Disease

Emerging evidence suggests that the central nervous system (CNS) is a key contributor to the problem of painful peripheral nerve disease in people with diabetes, according to a special article in the February issue of PAIN®, the official publication of the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP). The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer.

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Joslin Diabetes Center’s Dr. Lori Laffel, Chief of Pediatrics, Named 2016 Pinnacle Award Honoree for Achievement in the Professions

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The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce has awarded Lori Laffel, M.D., MPH, Chief of the Pediatric, Adolescent and Young Adult Section at Joslin Diabetes Center and Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, the Achievement in the Professions distinction for the 2016 Pinnacle Awards.

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No More Insulin Injections?

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Encapsulated pancreatic cells offer possible new diabetes treatment.

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Encapsulated Human Islet Cells Can Normalize Blood Sugar Levels in Mice

For the first time ever, scientists studying a mouse model of diabetes have implanted encapsulated insulin-producing cells derived from human stem cells and maintained long-term control of blood sugar — without administering immunosuppressant drugs.

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C. Ronald Kahn, M.D., Is Awarded the Prestigious Wolf Prize in Medicine for Groundbreaking Research in Insulin Signaling

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The Wolf Foundation announced earlier this week that it has awarded the Wolf Prize in Medicine to C. Ronald Kahn, M.D., Chief Academic Officer and Senior Investigator at Joslin Diabetes Center and the Mary K. Iacocca Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

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Preclinical Study Finds No Benefit for Diabetes Drug in Pancreatic Cancer

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A UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center-led study published in PLOS ONE found that the diabetes drug metformin failed to show any benefit against pancreatic cancer, despite excitement about the drug for its potential anti-cancer benefits. Researchers believe the study underscores the importance of testing new therapies in preclinical animal models that incorporate actual tumor tissue to predict patient response.

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Virtual Bone Biopsy Helps Identify Why People with Diabetes Are at Risk of Bone Fractures

A Southampton study using high resolution imaging to create a “virtual bone biopsy” has shed new light on why people with type 2 diabetes are at risk of bone fractures.

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Weekend Catch-Up Sleep Can Reduce Diabetes Risk Associated with Sleep Loss

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Two consecutive nights of extended sleep, a typical weekend occurrence, appears to counteract the increased risk of diabetes associated with short-term sleep restriction during the work week, at least in lean, healthy, young men eating a controlled diet.

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Diabetes Self-Management and Support Improve Health Outcomes in Underserved Communities

Evaluations of Bristol-Myers-Squibb-funded diabetes education and intervention efforts in five underserved communities showed improved clinical outcomes for participants.