Can This Intervention Convince Appalachians to Put Down the Sugary Drinks?
Research testing an intervention to combat obesity could lower cancer rates in Appalachia.
Can Diabetes Monitors Help Dialysis Patients? A First Step Towards an Answer
New research shows factory-calibrated continuous glucose monitors can help dialysis patients avoid extreme hypoglycemia.
Collaborative, Patient-Focused Care at UVA Health Continues to Set Standard for Pituitary Tumor Treatment
This trailblazing initiative brings together endocrinologists, neurosurgeons, and other specialists to provide seamless pituitary care.
Transplant Endocrinology Program Puts UVA Health Ahead of the Curve
As one of very few U.S. centers with a dedicated transplant endocrinologist, UVA Health is improving care for transplant patients with varied endocrinopathies.
UVA Health Uncovers Genetic Components of Type 1 Diabetes That Could Lead to New Screening Guidelines
Over the past 2 decades, a UVA researcher has found new sites in the genome related to type 1 diabetes that could revolutionize screening and therapy.
UVA Health Customizes Type 1 Diabetes Therapy for More Effective Outcomes
UVA's Center for Diabetes Technology pioneers technology and analytics to improve glycemic control in people with type 1 diabetes.
New Process for Referring to the UVA Diabetes and Endocrine Clinic
To help ensure your patients get the specialty care they need when they need it, the UVA Diabetes and Endocrine Clinic at Fontaine Research Park has introduced a new, more in-depth referral request form.
Is Transplant an Option? Alternative Therapies for Patients with Type 1 Diabetes
The goal of transplant is to replace the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas that are destroyed by the immune system. This can now be done two ways: a solid organ transplant or islet cell transplant.
Expanded Support for Patients with Diabetes
Patients with type 1 diabetes or insulin-requiring patients with type 2 diabetes now have easier, faster access to the support they need to manage this chronic disease.
Online Calculator Accurately Predicts Risk for Heart Disease and Diabetes
The “metabolic crystal ball” provides differing weights for the traditional risk factors and also takes into account race, gender and ethnicity to produce an easy-to-understand metabolic severity score.