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A new BRAIN Initiative atlas showcases the diverse cell populations within the human hypothalamus, paving the way to discovering novel cellular targets for obesity and metabolic disease
A new study in women found that shortening sleep by just 90 minutes for a few weeks increased insulin resistance, a risk factor for type 2 diabetes.
Studies exploring metformin’s power to prevent prostate cancer progression have been inconclusive. Columbia research now shows that the drug has promise, but only for specific patients.
Wegovy (semaglutide) produces the greatest weight loss in teenagers, but a study by Columbia researchers finds that the trendy obesity drug is not cost-effective at its current price.
- December 9, 2014
As the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center celebrates a milestone, its leadership looks to the day when a cure for diabetes might mean no more anniversaries.
Source:The New York TimesNovember 24, 2014
- November 24, 2014
Columbia University Medical Center has presented Andrew Hattersley, DM, and Mark McCarthy, MD, with the 16th Naomi Berrie Award for Outstanding Research in Diabetes, for their work on the genetics of the disease.
- October 16, 2014
New research agreement supports Domenico Accili's studies of the mechanisms of generation of gut endocrine cells.
- September 22, 2014
Technique induces insulin production in the livers of patients who require a total pancreatectomy.
- September 17, 2014
Study: Mothers and children who are overweight fail to recognize abnormal weight, which may lead to distorted perceptions of what is acceptable and healthy.
- September 8, 2014
For a year, diabetes patient Doug Kanter tracked every blood sugar reading, every insulin dose, every meal, and all of his activity to produce the quintessential selfie.
Source:NY1August 13, 2014
- August 8, 2014
International diabetes association will present one of the top awards in the field to the director of the Columbia University Diabetes Research Center.
- August 4, 2014
Inspired by the care he received at the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center, Eli Bunzel is a dedicated fundraiser and aspiring physician.