Displaying items by tag: Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Bruce Korf, M.D., Ph.D., and Anath Shalev, M.D., have been inducted into the Association of American Physicians, a prestigious honor which recognizes outstanding, diverse physician-scientists with credentials in basic or translational biomedical research.

In honor of National Nutrition Awareness Month, Amy Warriner, M.D., director of UAB Weight Loss Medicine and professor in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, shares her top five tips for maintaining a healthy diet.
Inhibition of this microRNA might improve response to newer diabetes drugs, such as Byetta, Victoza, Trulicity, Januvia, Onglyza and Tradjenta.
Five faculty members in the School of Medicine have been named the 2016 class of James A. Pittman Jr., M.D., Scholars, a program organized to recognize the contributions of junior faculty and support the retention of highly competitive scientists and physician-scientists.
Many patients diagnosed with type 1 diabetes as adults do not fit the standard profile for a diabetes diagnosis; they are younger, are relatively fit and have little if any belly fat.
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.