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Meet Dr. Elizabeth Estrada, UNC Children’s endocrinology chief
Dr. Elizabeth Estrada joined UNC Children's as chief of pediatric endocrinology in May 2015. She recently spoke with the editors of CARE about the road that led her to UNC and the passion she’s found in combatting the nation’s childhood obesity crisis.
Located in UNC Children's News / / CARE 2015 / Issue 6
N.C. Children’s Hospital one of “America’s Best”
North Carolina Children’s Hospital has again been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals.”
Located in UNC Children's News / / 2016 / June
Diabetes investigation in rats makes editor's pick in APS journal
An investigation into diabetes-related outcomes in a rat model, with senior author William Valdar, PhD, assistant professor of genetics at UNC, and first author Leah Solberg Woods, PhD, from the Medical College of Wisconsin, has made the editor's pick in this month's Physiological Genomics, a journal of the American Physiological Society.
Located in Vital Signs / 2013 / Feb. 7
First-in-Kind Study Reveals Genetic Markers of Type 2 Diabetes in East Asians
An international team of researchers co-led by UNC School of Medicine’s Karen Mohlke, PhD, conducted the largest-ever genome-wide study of people from across East Asia to uncover the genetic roots of type 2 diabetes.
Located in News / 2020 / May
ADA Releases 2020 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes
John Buse, MD, PhD, is lead author of a 2019 update to previous diabetes care guidelines for type 2 diabetes, based on the latest clinical research.
Located in News / 2019 / December
Study identifies genetic predeterminants for diabetes in African-Americans
Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine say a recent discovery suggests that inherited genetic variations exist between whites and blacks living in the U.S., leading to less efficient metabolism of glucose and predisposition to diabetes in blacks.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Dec. 10, 2009
Buse to receive national award for clinical excellence
John B. Buse, MD, PhD, has been selected to receive a Clinical Excellence award at the Castle Connolly National Physician of the Year Awards ceremony.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - March 18, 2010
UNC scientists coordinate study to determine link between insulin use and cancer in people with diabetes
The study is designed to determine if diabetic patients exposed to insulin glargine have a higher incidence of cancer than diabetic patients exposed to other insulins or to other glucose-lowering medications.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - Dec. 17, 2009
First clinic to receive NCQA Diabetes Recognition Program recertification via new electronic submission
The UNC Internal Medicine Clinic achieved recertification for the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Diabetes Recognition Program November 2011-2014.
Located in Vital Signs / 2012 / Feb. 16
Rose Parade gives UNC kidney transplant patient chance to honor her donor, her son
For more than 20 years Delores Evans of Durham, N.C. battled diabetes, high blood pressure and, finally, kidney failure. By 2008 she needed a new kidney to stay alive, but she never could have imagined the circumstances that brought it about.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - Jan. 4, 2010