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.
New Study Explores Alternative Approach to Managing Type 2 Diabetes
Based on personal, clinical and research experience, UVA researchers have introduced and are examining an innovative approach that shifts the focus from restricting calories and reducing weight to lowering postprandial glucose.
Assume It’s Type 2? If Glucose Numbers Won’t Budge, It Could Be LADA
Know the signs of Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults (LADA), a rare type of diabetes frequently misdiagnosed as type 2 diabetes.