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Columbia University has awarded the 2018 Naomi Berrie Award for Outstanding Achievement in Diabetes Research to David M. Nathan, MD.
A group of clinical trials showed that pregnant women can prevent excess weight gain with a healthy diet and physical activity.
Researchers have identified thousands of molecules—produced by “junk” DNA—that are found only in human fat cells and play an important role in how we store and use fat.
- July 19, 2013
Inhibiting a protein in the diabetic liver may be a way to reduce two problems: producing too much glucose and storing too much fat.
- July 3, 2013
Conventional wisdom says obesity is good for bones, but a new study of premenopausal women finds that belly fat is associated with poor bone quality.
- June 18, 2013
Study of insulin-producing cells derived from skin of diabetes patients shows utility of iPS cells for study of human disease and as potential therapy.
- June 17, 2013
Obese adolescents are more likely than their normal-weight counterparts to have hearing loss – results of a new study led by Columbia’s Dr. Anil Lalwani.
- June 13, 2013
A Mailman School of Public Health study finds that low-income individuals would not be disproportionately affected by legislation to restrict consumption of large sugar-sweetened beverages.
- June 4, 2013
Almost half of gastric bypass patients have their diabetes under control one year after surgery, a new study has found.
- May 7, 2013
Type 1 diabetes appears to increase the risk of heart disease, the leading cause of death among people with high blood sugar, partly by stimulating production of a protein that sparks an inflammatory process.
- March 1, 2013
With funding from ChildObesity180, schools around the country can implement an exercise program developed at CHALK.