The new program offers a team approach to weight management, in which the physician, dietitian, behaviorist and exercise trainer play critical roles in helping the patient achieve goals.
Four researchers, three from UAB and one from Louisiana State University, have been awarded pilot project awards to study the social determinants of obesity and related chronic diseases in the South.
A UAB medical student discovered a previously uncategorized sub-group of patients with type 2 diabetes that might bring about changes in clinical practice.
The public debate, “High vs. Low Carbohydrate Diets for Cancer Control and Overall Health,” will take place  from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. March 27 at the UAB Alumni House.