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Kirkman Publishes NIH Blog on National Trends in Diabetes Knowledge, Perceptions, and Behaviors
Findings from a national survey reveal that we are seeing some improvements in diabetes awareness and knowledge, but more work is needed to improve diabetes-related health care and education.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / May 30
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 / Archives / Vital Signs - Jan. 4, 2010
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 / Archives / Vital Signs - March 18, 2010
VIDEO: Treating pregnant women for mild gestational diabetes reduces serious birthing problems
"This study is important because it clearly indicates the value to mothers and their newborns of screening for and treatment of diabetes-like conditions provoked by pregnancy,” said John M. Thorp, MD, McAllister distinguished professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the UNC School of Medicine and a co-author of the study.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - October 2, 2009
Patient Finds Expertise, Friendliness and Fun at UNC Children’s Diabetes Program
The UNC Diabetes Care Center offers specialized care, education, and research for patients - and their families.
Located in UNC Children's News / / 2016 / August
Living life to the fullest
Dane was just an infant when he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes—among the youngest diabetic children his pediatric endocrinologist, Dr. Nina Jain, has ever treated. Now a thriving 4-year-old, Dane doesn’t let his diagnosis define him or deter him from childhood’s greatest pursuits.
Located in UNC Children's News / / 2015 / November