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University-wide limited submission opportunity: American Diabetes Association

May. 2, 2014—Vanderbilt may nominate one Medical Center and one university candidate for the 2014 Pathway to Stop Diabetes awards competition.

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Powers named to American Diabetes Association board

Jan. 30, 2014—Alvin Powers, M.D., professor of Medicine and Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, has been named to the American Diabetes Association Board of Directors.

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‘Yo-yo dieting’ inflames fat tissue

Aug. 9, 2013—Gaining and losing weight during “yo-yo dieting” may contribute to an exaggerated immune response in fat tissue that increases metabolic dysfunction more than steady weight gain alone.

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Vanderbilt research is giving hope for the prevention and treatment of diabetes

Dec. 5, 2012—The statistics are jarring. More than 25.8 million children and adults in the United States—8.3 percent of the population—have diabetes. And predictions are that one in three people will have the chronic disease by 2050. In addition to the toll on a person’s physical and emotional health, it’s also a costly disease, with more than...

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ADA, Vanderbilt united in fight against diabetes

Nov. 29, 2012—The statistics are jarring. More than 25.8 million children and adults in the United States — 8.3 percent of the population — have diabetes. And predictions are that one in three people will have the chronic disease by 2050.

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Obesity turns “good” cholesterol bad

Mar. 21, 2012—Studies offer new insights into how obesity impairs the function of HDL, the “good” cholesterol.

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Initiative to help ‘translate’ diabetes research advances

Oct. 21, 2011—The new Center for Diabetes Translation Research will translate scientific breakthroughs into practices that can be applied in the doctor’s office and the patient’s home.

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