Department of Nephrology

Areas of expertise: Telehealth, Nephrology, Remote Peritoneal Dialysis, Rural Health, Diabetes, Fabry Disease, Racial Disparities to Home Dialysis Care

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Department of Surgery

Areas of expertise: Xenotransplantation, Islet Xenotransplantation

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A multidisciplinary research team at UAB looks to address obesity as it is genetically passed from mother to child.
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Complications of diabetes can lead to blindness, yet only 29.9 percent of diabetic patients studied adhered to recommendations to have an eye examination. 

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Coating insulin-producing cell-clusters with a thin protective layers may be a way to modify and use pig tissue to ultimately treat human diabetes. Testing in mice is the next step.

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Among black men, those with a high degree of West African genetic ancestry have less abdominal fat than those with a lower degree.
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Recruitment for the trial continues as Myers discusses the benefits she received from participating and the knowledge she has gained to take control of her health care.
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Lead author of paper published in Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice journal says, while causal relationship cannot be inferred, findings are “absolutely encouraging.”
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Research volunteers are needed for a UAB study to determine which combinations of Type 2 diabetes drugs work best for different groups of people.
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Best of 2015 2Many 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.
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UAB’s Loretta T. Lee, Ph.D., will seek to examine the relationship between social support and intuitive eating with glycemic control in older African-American men with type 2 diabetes.
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UAB is leading a team of researchers in a trial to combat blood pressure risk factors.
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An Arizona drug company will patent the small peptide drug.
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Monika M. Safford, M.D., helped shape the new Web tool for the National Diabetes Education Program, “Promoting Medication Adherence in Diabetes.”

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Three-year grant establishes consortium to better organize and support collaborative research related to the loss of functional beta cell mass in type 1 diabetes.
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Looking forward to a promising 2015, UAB News revisits some top stories of 2014.
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In “Command & Control,” the second novel by Stephen Russell, fictional retired orthopedic surgeon Mackie McKay finds himself in the middle of an infectious disease outbreak — with Ebola as a backdrop.
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The “repurposing of verapamil as a beta cell survival therapy in type 1 diabetes” trial will test an approach different from any current diabetes treatment.
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Research volunteers are needed for a UAB study to determine which combinations of Type 2 diabetes drugs work best for different groups of people.
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Consuming a low-carbohydrate diet should be the first step taken by those with diabetes, according to a new study.
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