Search results

18 items matching your search terms.
Filter the results.
Item type













New items since



Sort by relevance · date (newest first) · alphabetically
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
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 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
Another reason to exercise: burning bone fat – a key to better bone health
UNC School of Medicine researchers use new imaging methods to show that running burns fat in bone marrow, with benefits for bone health. The best effect was seen in obese mice. Maya Styner, MD, was the study's lead author.
Located in News / 2017 / May
John B. Buse, MD, PhD
John B. Buse, MD, PhD is the Division Chief, Executive Associate Dean for Clinical Research, and professor in the Department of Medicine. He is an expert in diabetes mellitus, hypoglycemia, lipids, and cardiovascular risk reduction.
Located in For the Media / Experts Guide
Marc A. Fritz, MD
Marc A. Fritz, MD is a division director and professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is an expert in endocrinology, general infertility, menopause, implantation.
Located in For the Media / Experts Guide