Diabetes & Endocrinology

Research and innovation from the experts in diabetes and endocrinology at Vanderbilt Health

Latest in Diabetes & Endocrinology

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Infusion Pump Trial to Inform Colorectal Treatment

Trial will evaluate the artery infusion pump’s efficacy in delivering liver-directed chemotherapy to patients with colorectal liver metastases
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The iBAK’s Road to the Marketplace

Part 3: Scaled manufacturing and clinical trials lie ahead.
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BMI Alternative Improves Disease Prediction

Researchers put a new model to the test in predicting cardiometabolic disease risk.

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Challenges Overcome in Creation of Bioartificial Kidney

Part II: With bioengineering innovations, Team Sisyphus makes it over the top.
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Family’s Genetics Tips Researchers to Cause of Shrinking Pancreas

Clarity achieved by studying a unique family with an insulin gene mutation.
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Diabetes-targeting Agonists Eyed for Asthma, Obesity Use

Drugs reduce symptoms and cut health care visits for overweight patients who also have asthma.
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Patients are Texting About this New Clinical Initiative

Popular with patients, engagement with the REACH program improves key measurements, including HbA1c, in people with type 2 diabetes.
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Creating the First Implantable Bioartificial Kidney

Part 1: From Concept to Preclinical Trials
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Magnesium Depletion Score Highlights Risk Factors

A new estimating tool may more accurately identify deficiencies associated with serious health risks.