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This study will enroll patients to evaluate which combination of three proposed interventions — including health coaching, food delivery and remote patient monitoring — will help patients manage diabetes and also be sustainable for health systems to implement.
Donnie Bush, who has Type 1 diabetes, and his wife DeDee have endowed a legacy gift to the UAB Comprehensive Diabetes Center to promote cutting-edge diabetes research.
UAB Sports & Exercise Medicine offers ways to avoid soccer injuries.
When Cameron Monistere was diagnosed with cancer right before his senior year of college and final season as an Auburn University cheerleader, he acted fast. With the help of UAB experts, Monistere is now cancer-free and using his story to raise awareness about men’s health.
Simple steps like handwashing, sanitizing, disinfecting surfaces and avoiding physical contact can help prevent flu at home, school and work.
Skip the wait in the emergency room with UAB Medicine’s online urgent care options.
Three UAB employees share their diabetes journey and provide healthy tips in honor of Diabetes Awareness Month.
UAB Sports and Exercise Medicine, UAB Department of Family and Community Medicine, the Professional Athletes Foundation of the NFL Players’ Association, and Living Heart Foundation partnered together to conduct free cardiac exams, neurological exams, orthopedic health exams, and exercise, nutrition and mental health screenings for former players.
The Alabama Department of Public Health shows widespread flu activity in all areas of the state. UAB’s Rachael Lee, M.D., urges the public to enact preventive measures to slow the spread of flu, and to ease the burden on health care systems.
The event will raise awareness for prostate cancer, which is one of the biggest health issues facing men, while also helping raise funds for UAB’s Program for Personalized Prostate Cancer Care.
Curles beats blood cancer through clinical trial treatment.
The ADNP/ketamine trial was the first clinical study generated by a information gleaned from the Precision Medicine Institute’s artificial intelligence tool.
The summit addressed cervical cancer as a public health problem in Alabama and discussed solutions to devise a roadmap to implement these solutions.
Two infectious diseases physicians break down what you need to know about flu, RSV and COVID as the colder months arrive and more people contract these viruses.
Early detection and mammography can reduce the risk of death caused by breast cancer.  

UAB experts advise parents to think about keeping kids safe this Halloween. 

The volume of cases in the emergency department and the severity of the injuries seen by the staff provide a good training ground for nursing competitions.
UAB Medicine is again honored for excellence in the use of information technology in improving patient care.
With the help of the Comprehensive Snakebite Program, Raela Wells is up and moving only two months after a copperhead bit her twice, causing her leg to swell and become immobile — just in time for her wedding.
The five-year project will focus on improving education and training efforts of dental students on how to care for vulnerable groups, including those undergoing substance use disorders.
The award recognizes Gilbert’s commitment to research and its application to clinical practice of dentistry.
The portal allows patients to communicate with their providers, track appointments and make prescription renewals.
Pelvic floor therapy provides a conservative and holistic approach to pelvic floor dysfunction, but many women do not know about the treatment. JJ Fagen, UAB Medicine’s pelvic floor therapist, discusses the benefits of pelvic floor therapy and pelvic floor exercises
Dentistry’s advances over the decade include cavity fillings without drilling, fillings that fight bacteria and 3D imaging for implants.

The funding from the Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation will help further ovarian cancer research to advance therapeutic treatments.
A TBI Model System is awarded based on demonstrated excellence in research and knowledge translation that promotes health and quality of life for people with TBI and their families.

This grant adds to 50 years of continuous funding for UAB’s Spinal Cord Injury Model System. With this grant, UAB will conduct research on how bowel function and metabolic health are affected by spinal cord injury and better understand how quickly this change happens and how long it may continue.

The Alabama Maternal Health Task Force will lead state entities, community members and maternal health experts in developing and implementing a strategic plan aimed at reducing maternal mortality and morbidity across the state.
UAB physicians urge people to get flu shots early in the season.
$3.2 million in funding from the NIH will enhance dentistry research and training and address the nationwide shortage of dental academicians.
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