Sep. 5, 2012—Want to register early for this year’s diabetes walks? Register, pick up your T-shirt and grab a snack all at one time at our two registration fairs Sept. 6 and 7. For more visit the Diabetes fair online.
Aug. 31, 2012—Registration is now open for the 2012 Walk To Cure Diabetes. Join the Vanderbilt team,
Aug. 30, 2012—When Luke Brown was 5, he slid into second base as a little black box flew out of the back pocket of his baseball pants. The object was an insulin pump, his lifeline, a device charged with keeping his blood sugar in check. But he wasn’t prepared to stop at second, and snatched it off...
Jul. 31, 2012—A type I diabetes prevention study that is part of the TrialNet program at Vanderbilt is now enrolling children as young as 8 years old.
It’s his metabolism: Research into cell processes could lead to breakthroughs for diabetes and cancer
Jul. 2, 2012—Jamey Young, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, likes to build bridges. But rather than physical structures, Young focuses on spanning the divide between biology and engineering, diabetes and cancer, and plants and animals.
Jun. 18, 2012—The Health Care Innovation Award from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is one of the largest federal research grants awarded to VUMC investigators. The funding will support the implementation and evaluation of MyHealthTeam, a model of team-based care that couples collaborative health care teams with health information technology in order to improve control of chronic conditions.
Jun. 15, 2012—Nonsupportive family members contribute to poor adherence to medication regimens and lower glycemic control in adults with diabetes.
Jun. 12, 2012—Heart disease is still the leading cause of death for men in Tennessee and cancer deaths continue to move further away from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Healthy People 2020 goal, according to the 2012 Tennessee Men’s Health Report Card.
May. 23, 2012—Vanderbilt researchers have developed a biomarker for beta cells that could make it easier to detect diabetes earlier.
Apr. 26, 2012—On May 4, the Community Research Partners meeting will convene, focusing on the importance of health literacy and health communication in patient health, with a particular focus on the role of health literacy in diabetes and obesity. The presentation will include the discussion of a current study that is a partnership between the Tennessee Department...
Apr. 12, 2012—Targeting diabetes that develops after a stem cell transplant may help moderate graft-vs.-host disease, an adverse effect of the procedure, and improve outcomes.
Apr. 3, 2012—Vanderbilt University is already doing genetic analyses of patients to help in developing a shortlist of effective drugs, says Dr. William Schaffner, chairman of the department of preventive medicine at its medical school.