Diabetes & Endocrinology

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

Latest in Diabetes & Endocrinology

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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.

Health Coaching Creates Lasting Lifestyle Changes

Study shows effectiveness is sustained beyond coaching period in patients managing chronic disease.

Getting Real: Teens with T1D Resist Low Carb Diets

Study measuring benefits of low carb diet becomes a reality-check on adolescent behavior.