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Diabetes drug lowers risk of cardiovascular complications, kidney disease
For the first time, a large clinical trial showed across-the-board cardiovascular benefit of a diabetes drug – liraglutide – a much-needed outcome for people with type 2 diabetes.
Located in News / 2016 / June
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
UNC clinical trials play crucial role in FDA approval for diabetes drug
Led by John Buse, MD, PhD, director of the UNC Diabetes Care Center, the clinical research of UNC doctors and the participation of thousands of patients culminates in a new, effective, and safe daily injectable drug to combat type-2 diabetes.
Located in News / 2016 / November
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
Biotin supplements caused misleading test results, almost led to unnecessary procedure
A new case report led by UNC's Maya Styner, MD, describes how a patient's use of a common over-the-counter biotin supplement caused clinically misleading test results and almost resulted in an unnecessary, invasive medical procedure.
Located in News / 2018 / May
UNC researchers find new way to force stem cells to become bone cells
Potential therapies based on this discovery could help people heal bone injuries or set hardware, such as replacement knees and hips.
Located in News / 2015 / November
Succeeding with Turner Syndrome
Jennifer Law, MD, director of UNC Children’s Turner Syndrome Program, is working to build awareness of Turner syndrome and show patients and their families that they can overcome their diagnosis.
Located in News / 2016 / August
UNC research, diabetes expertise featured in video at international conference
The American Diabetes Association featured UNC-Chapel Hill diabetes experts and leaders in a video presented at the ADA's 78th Scientific Sessions this summer.
Located in News / 2018 / July
UNC Graduate School Names Impact, Horizon Award Winners
Of the 22 awardees, 10 are in the UNC School of Medicine or in departments shared between the school and the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health.
Located in News / 2018 / March
UNC researchers find two biomarkers linked to severe heart disease
The finding published in PLoS One suggests that elevated oxidized LDL cholesterol and fructosamine – a measure of glycated proteins in blood sugar – are signposts for the development of severe coronary disease, especially in females.
Located in News / 2015 / July