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    High GI Spending Reveals Research, Public Health Need

    MD Edge, Internal Medicine reports GI, liver, and pancreatic diseases cost the U.S. health care system about $120B per year and account for approximately 250,000 annual deaths, according to a “conservative” estimate from a recent analysis. These figures emphasize the need for more research funding in the area, along with additional clinical and public health initiatives, says lea … Continued

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    Medicine Introduces “Rapid Outpatient Specialty Support Program”

    The Department of Medicine predominantly serves individuals with complex, chronic diseases. Although sometimes this care can happen entirely within a single clinical specialty, it often requires clinicians from different disciplines, sometimes quickly. The Department is now implementing an organized approach to rapid specialty care. Now, Department faculty, trainees, and APPs can … Continued

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    The National Kidney Foundation Presents the Shaul G. Massry Award to Dr. Jennifer Flythe

    Jennifer E. Flythe, MD, MPH, associate professor medicine and vice chief of the division of nephrology and hypertension, is the recipient of the Shaul G. Massry Award. She will present the Shaul G. Massry Distinguished Lecture for the National Kidney Foundation’s 2022 Spring Clinical Meetings, April 6-10, in Boston. The distinguished lecture honors Dr. Massry for his scientific a … Continued

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    Carey Discussed Studies of HR-Positive and HER2-Negative Advanced Breast Cancer: Overall Survival by Subtype Across Three MONALEESA Studies

    Lisa A. Carey, MD, FASCO, the L. Richardson and Marilyn Jacobs Preyer Distinguished Professor for Breast Cancer Research, Division of Oncology and Deputy Director of Clinical Sciences for the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses findings from a pooled analysis of the MONALEESA-2, -3, and -7 trials. Among the findings was a consistent overall survival benefit with rib … Continued

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    Adimora Recognized for Contributions to COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines

    National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Francis S. Collins, MD, PhD, and National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci, MD, recognized Ada Adimora, MD, MPH, on Dec. 8 for her contributions to the NIH’s COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines. “As you well know, it has been quite a task to assemble a panel representing so many disciplines, government agen … Continued

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    Peery Lead Author of Study on Burden and Cost of GI, Liver and Pancreatic Diseases

    Anne Peery, MD, MSCR, associate professor in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, is the corresponding author of a new article, “Burden and Cost of Gastrointestinal, Liver and Pancreatic Diseases in the United States: Update 2021,” published October 19 in Gastroenterology. The study concluded, “Gastrointestinal diseases are responsible for millions of health care enco … Continued

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    A New Stem Cell Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes Shows Early Promise in 1 Patient

    Type 1 diabetes management is a lifelong job that can’t be eliminated by lifestyle changes or any currently available drugs or medical devices. Because there’s no cure and no simple way to treat this chronic disease, it’s easy to understand why people might get excited about an experimental stem cell therapy that appears to reverse the condition — even if it has worked for only a … Continued

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    Cohen, Wohl and Weber Answer Questions About Omicron Urging Individuals to Get Vaccinated

    Experts in infectious diseases talked with media about the omicron variant and continued to urge individuals to be vaccinated. Following is a list of articles featuring faculty in the Department of Medicine during the week of December 10-16. Can current monoclonal antibodies protect against the omicron variant? – Dr. Myron Cohen (WSOC-TV) UNC infectious disease expert says benefi … Continued

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    Kim Provides Expert Perspective on Optimizing Oral Immunotherapy for Peanut Allergy

    Edwin H. Kim, MD, MS, associate professor of pediatrics and medicine in the division of rheumatology, allergy and immunology, offered his perspective to Healio regarding tips to optimize oral immunotherapy for peanut allergy. Kim is chief of UNC Pediatric Allergy & Immunology. Read the article.

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    UNC Internal Medicine Residents Match to Fellowships

    The following internal medicine residents matched to fellowship programs.  Congratulations to all from the Department of Medicine!   Josh Clark, MD – UNC Pulmonary/Critical Care Harish Eswaran, MD – UNC Hematology/Oncology Nick Fabry, MD – Medical College of Wisconsin Cardiology JC Ferre Martinez, MD – Duke Pulmonary/Critical Care Kristian Figuras, MD – UNC Pulmonary/Critica … Continued