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.
Cynthia Bulik, Ph.D., director of the Eating Disorders Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, explains how the holidays can be fraught with difficulties for people with eating disorders, and offers tips for handling these issues.
The Excellence Fund provides Seed Grant Awards to UNC School of Medicine and UNC Hospitals to support innovative research projects which may lead to new treatments and cures for today's diseases. The application deadline is Jan. 28, 2010.
The free workshop will provide a basic introduction to translational research and its role in improving community health. The training will discuss types of translational research, provide examples of real-world applications, and share ideas on how to become involved in translational research.
If you have not yet taken the Patient Safety Culture Survey, you have until Monday, Dec. 21 at midnight! Congrats to the winners from the first Patient Safety Culture Survey drawing held Dec. 14. Each of the winners will receive a gift card. A second drawing will take place on Dec. 22, when an additional 20 winners will be picked.
Please take a look at the experts scheduled for the Department of Family Medicine radio show for the upcoming three weekends. You can tune in each weekend, Saturday at 9 a.m., Sunday at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., or Monday at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. on WCHL 1360 AM.*
Due to underground utilities construction, through traffic on South Road through the campus will be limited to one-way westbound between Country Club Road and Bell Tower Drive from Monday, Dec. 21, through Saturday, Jan. 9.