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Renowned Cedars-Sinai Diabetes and Obesity Researcher Honored by Metabolic Institute of America

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Richard Bergman, PhD, an internationally renowned diabetes and obesity researcher, received the Distinguished Leader in Insulin Resistance Award for his groundbreaking efforts to predict, prevent, treat and ultimately cure diabetes.

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Smartphone Case Offers Blood Glucose Monitoring on the Go

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Engineers at the UC San Diego Center for Wearable Sensors have developed a smartphone case and app that could make it easier for patients to record and track their blood glucose readings, whether they’re at home or on the go.

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New Quick, Portable Test for Iron, Vitamin a Deficiency Could Help Save Lives Around the World

Cornell University engineers and nutritionists have created a swift solution for a challenging global health problem: a low-cost, rapid test to detect iron and vitamin A deficiencies at the point of care.

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Register Now to Cover Cutting-Edge Hormone Research

Members of the media can now register to cover the latest advances in hormone health and science at ENDO 2018, the Endocrine Society’s 100th Annual Meeting & Expo. The meeting will be held March 17-20, in Chicago, Ill.

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Purna Kashyap, M.B.B.S., Reviews Microbiome at Frontier of Personalized Medicine

ROCHESTER, Minn. – In the latest issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Mayo Clinic researchers reviewed the importance of the microbiome as a key component of personalized medicine to improve diagnosis, reduce disease risk and optimize early detection and treatment. The microbiome is the combined genetic material of the microorganisms in a particular environment.

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Tips for a Safe, Enjoyable Holiday Trip for Families with Disabilities

The holiday season is filled with travel as many families drive or fly to spend time with loved ones, but traveling with a disability can create unique challenges for some families.

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In Defense of Fruitcake, Weather-Hunger Link, High Protein Soybean, and More in the Food Science News Source

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Trial Suggests Way to Personalize Heart Health in Diabetes

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BOSTON – (November 29, 2017) – Scientists at Joslin Diabetes Center have taken another step toward solving a long-standing puzzle about heart health in type 2 diabetes, with a finding that eventually may point towards more personalized patient care.People with type 2 diabetes, who are at least twice as likely to develop cardiovascular disease (CVD) as people without the condition, generally can reduce their risks by careful controlling their glycemic (blood glucose) levels.

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WVU Graduate Student Lays Groundwork for Potential New Diabetes Treatments; Receives NIH Grant

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Conventional diabetes medications tend to fix downstream problems, meaning they typically work by stabilizing blood sugar levels, not by improving the chemical processes that underlie how the body makes and processes blood sugar in the first place. A West Virginia University graduate student is working to change that by studying an unexplored enzyme







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