Diabetes


November 9, 2017
 

Obesity fuels inflammation, impairs cell energy and fosters insulin resistance—all of which can lead to diabetes

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Team IDs strategic link in obesity-diabetes process

November 9, 2017
 

Obesity activates a specific biological pathway in obese mice, UT Health San Antonio researchers announce Obesity does a lot more than make us hesitant to go to the beach in our swimsuits. Scientists are finding that, far from being innocent or harmless, extra weight fuels inflammation, impairs cell energy and fosters insulin resistance. All of […]

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August 15, 2017
 

Kumar Sharma, M.D., was named chief of the Division of Nephrology and vice chair for research in the Department of Medicine.

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Doctor’s Lounge: Empagliflozin Ups β Cell Function in Impaired Fasting Glucose

June 20, 2017
 

Empagliflozin is associated with improved beta cell function in subjects with impaired fasting glucose, according to a study published online June 13 in Diabetes. Read the full story at the Doctor’s Lounge

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Diabetes in Control: Dr. Ralph Defronzo Part 1, Introduction and ADA 2017

June 10, 2017
 

Dr. Ralph Defronzo talks with Diabetes in Control Publisher Steve Freed during the ADA 77th Scientific Session in San Diego about the major changes he has seen in diabetes treatment in the past 50 years. Read the full story at Diabetes in Control

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Diabetes research breakthrough at UT Health San Antonio
April 20, 2017
 

A potential cure for Type 1 diabetes looms on the horizon in San Antonio, and the novel approach would also allow Type 2 diabetics to stop insulin shots.

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