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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.
Source:The New York TimesOctober 1, 2012
Domenico Accili theorizes that in type 2 diabetes, insulin-producing cells revert to an earlier developmental state.
- September 13, 2012
A new study by CUMC researchers shows that beta cells do not die but instead revert to a more fundamental, undifferentiated cell type.
- August 2, 2012
Columbia University Medical Center researchers have identified a mechanism that can give energy-storing white fat some of the beneficial characteristics of energy-burning brown fat. The findings, based on studies of mice and of human fat tissue, could lead to new strategies for treating obesity and type 2 diabetes. The study was published today in the online edition of the journal Cell.
- April 18, 2012
- April 12, 2012
Maintaining the right level of sugar in the blood is the responsibility not only of insulin, which removes glucose, but also of a hormone called glucagon, which adds glucose.
- April 10, 2012