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Post-transplant diabetes may be reversible: study

Feb. 20, 2020—Post-transplantation diabetes mellitus (PTDM), a common complication of immunosuppressive drugs that are given to prevent transplant rejection, may be reversible and at least partially preventable, researchers at VUMC report.

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Wellcast: Learn about new diabetes treatment technology

Dec. 11, 2019—Shichun Bao, associate professor of medicine and the Diabetes Technology Program leader in the Division of Endocrinology at the Eskind Diabetes Clinic, shares information on the amazing technological advances in diabetes treatment and blood sugar management.

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Genetic screen in worms reveals critical step in insulin synthesis

Dec. 4, 2019—The identification of a protein important for insulin synthesis may hold clues for understanding the pathogenesis of diabetes.

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Diabetes drug study explores cardiovascular risks for patients with kidney disease

Sep. 25, 2019—An observational study using medical record information from nearly 50,000 U.S. military veterans sheds new light on which drugs are best for patients with Type 2 diabetes and one of its common complications, kidney disease.

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Healthy adults needed for research study

Aug. 22, 2019—The purpose of this study is to measure a metabolite called α-aminoadipic acid (2-AAA) in blood. Different amounts of 2-AAA in the body may alter the risk of developing diabetes

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Discovery may point to better treatments for Type 1 diabetes

Aug. 22, 2019—Researchers have made a paradigm-shifting discovery that could lead to new treatments, better health and longer life for patients with Type 1 diabetes.

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New role for microtubules in diabetes

Jul. 29, 2019—Microtubules, part of the cell's cytoskeleton, regulate the secretion of insulin, suggesting that they may be a new target for treating diabetes.

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Deadline for diabetes and obesity research grants is Sept. 9

Jul. 22, 2019—The Vanderbilt Diabetes Center, the Vanderbilt Diabetes Research and Training Center (DRTC), and the Vanderbilt Center for Diabetes Translation Research (CDTR) announce the availability of Pilot and Feasibility Grants in diabetes or obesity-related research.

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Individuals with Type 1 diabetes needed for feedback opportunity

Apr. 9, 2019—Individuals with Type 1 diabetes between the ages of 18-28 are invited to give feedback on the challenges of transitioning from pediatric to adult care providers.

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Study points to alternate therapy for rare form of diabetes

Jan. 17, 2019—An unexpected finding by Rachana Haliyur during the cellular analysis of human pancreatic tissue has revealed new information about a rare type of diabetes and underscores the importance of genetic testing for some individuals diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.

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Research explores link between stem cell transplant, diabetes

Jan. 17, 2019—Brian Engelhardt is studying why as many as 50 percent of stem cell transplant recipients develop diabetes.

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Register for February Diabetes Prevention Program info sessions

Jan. 16, 2019—Employees are invited to February information sessions to learn more about the National Diabetes Prevention Program, available to faculty, staff or spouses with prediabetes or a history of gestational diabetes.

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