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Team’s findings could spur new treatments for type 2 diabetes

Sep. 6, 2018—New research by an international team that includes Vanderbilt researchers shows how a common diabetes drug blocks glucose production by the liver, suggesting new avenues for treatment.

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National Diabetes Prevention Program available for employees

Aug. 8, 2018—Health Plus is offering new sessions of the one-year lifestyle change program, the National Diabetes Prevention Program, for faculty/staff or spouses with prediabetes or a history of gestational diabetes.

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Team explores diabetes drug’s ability to treat RSV infection

Jul. 12, 2018—A drug used to treat diabetes, liraglutide, may point to new therapies for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) bronchiolitis — inflammation and obstruction of the lungs’ small airways.

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My Southern Health: 8 tips for traveling when your child has diabetes

May. 13, 2018—Summer outings and getaways should be fun and relaxing for everyone. And they can be — even if you’ve got meds and supplies to pack for your child with diabetes.

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Voluntary exercise and energy balance

Mar. 23, 2018—Non-exercise physical activity has a measurable energy expenditure, which goes down when animals engage in voluntary exercise, Vanderbilt researchers have discovered.

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Discovery by Vanderbilt-led group could lead to improved diabetes treatment

Mar. 6, 2018—Vanderbilt investigators and colleagues around the country have made a major discovery that could lead to better ways to treat type 1 diabetes (T1D).

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Rising obesity rates in South leading to rapid increase in diabetes

Jan. 18, 2018—Rising obesity rates in several Southern states are leading to a rapid increase in new cases of diabetes among both black and white adults. A new study helmed by investigators at the University of Texas Health Science Center and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) found the risk of diabetes is double for black patients.

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Cellular calcium handling in diabetes

Sep. 28, 2017—Potassium channels in a cellular organelle regulate calcium flux and appear to play a critical role in pancreatic beta cell health.

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My Southern Health: One woman’s story of reversing prediabetes

Sep. 22, 2017—One of our favorite prediabetes success stories includes lifestyle overhaul and the help of a program focused on manageable change: Health Plus at Vanderbilt.

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Pancreatic islets study may spur diabetes treatment advances

Sep. 21, 2017—Investigators in the Vanderbilt Diabetes Research and Training Center (VDRTC) and collaborators at Stanford University have discovered new insights into the molecular mechanisms of cell proliferation in juvenile human pancreatic islets, information that could lead to new treatments for diabetes.

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Make a change for life: Enroll in the Diabetes Prevention Program

Sep. 6, 2017—Health Plus is offering new sessions of the National Diabetes Prevention Program​ for faculty or spouses. Qualifications for enrollment include having pre-diabetes, being at risk for developing type 2 diabetes, or have a history of gestational diabetes.

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Make a change for life: Attend upcoming Diabetes Prevention Program info sessions

Aug. 9, 2017—Health Plus is offering new sessions of the national Diabetes Prevention Program​ for faculty, staff and/or their spouses with prediabetes or a history of gestational diabetes.

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