• thomson-reuters

    Six Medicine Faculty Recognized for Highly Cited Research

    Six UNC Department of Medicine faculty members were named in the 2019 Thomas Reuters List of Highly Cited Researchers. The annual list recognizes the most influential researchers of the past decade, demonstrated by the production of multiple highly-cited papers than rank in the top 1% by citations for field and year in Web of Science. The following medicine faculty are listed: Jo … Continued

  • Maya Styner, MD

    New study shows exercising while restricting calories could be bad for bone health

    Maya Styner, MD, associate professor of medicine in the division of endocrinology and metabolism, discussed with WRAL TechWire her recently published study in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research that shows how bones in mammals are negatively impacted by calorie restriction, especially by the combination of exercise and calorie restriction.

  • Susan Hogan, PhD, and Laura Loehr, MD, PhD, MS

    New k-level grant writing initiative adds to infrastructure that supports junior investigators in pursuit of research training and protected time

    Physician-scientists are uniquely positioned to transfer clinical insights to research discoveries, to return a better understanding of human disease to the clinic. A new initiative led by Laura Loehr, MD, PhD, MS, associate professor in general medicine and clinical epidemiology, and Susan Hogan, PhD, MPH, associate professor in nephrology, will help junior faculty in the depart … Continued

  • john-buse

    Buse interviewed for NPR health news story about reversing diabetes

    John Buse, MD, PhD, chief of endocrinology and the Verne S. Caviness Distinguished Professor, was interviewed for the NPR health news story “2 Nurses in Tennessee Preach ‘Diabetes Reversal.'” Buse confirms diet is the key to managing diabetes and recognizes the difficulty in helping patients with lifestyle changes. In this article, two nurses are featured helping their community … Continued

  • karla-pou

    Pou discusses thyroid nodules and evaluations for thyroid cancer in UNC Health Talk

    Karla Pou, MD, assistant professor of medicine in the division of endocrinology and metabolism, was recently interviewed for a UNC Health Talk article explaining how doctors evaluate thyroid nodules for thyroid cancer.

  • morgan-jones

    Jones discusses chronic pancreatitis and treatment with autologous islet cell transplant

    Morgan Jones, MD, assistant professor of medicine in the division of endocrinology, is interviewed for a UNC Health Talk article about chronic pancreatitis and autologous islet cell transplants. When a surgeon removes the pancreas, cells are harvested to make insulin (islet cells). These cells are then infused into the liver to produce insulin, like they once did, in the pancreas … Continued

  • Deepa Kirk

    Kirk defines different types of diabetes

    Over 30 million Americans have diabetes, and there are many misconceptions about what it does to the body, who can get it and how to treat it. Endocrinologist Deepa Kirk, MD, explains the differences in this UNC Health Talk article.

  • Dr. Laura Anne Young

    Researchers featured in ADA video for international conference

    Laura Young, MD, PhD, and John Buse, MD, PhD, in the division of endocrinology and metabolism, and Katrina Donahue, MD, MPH, in the department of family medicine, were featured in an American Diabetes Association video about the MONITOR Trial and a $1.3 million PCORI-funded effort to translate UNC diabetes research into the clinic.

  • sue-kirkman

    Kirkman discusses results of latest National Diabetes Education Survey

    For more than a decade, the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) has collected data to measure diabetes awareness, knowledge, and behavior over time. The NDEP National Diabetes Survey (NNDS), a periodic population-based probability survey of U.S. adults, provides insight on areas of interest to the diabetes community. Dr. Sue Kirkman, National Diabetes Education Program Cha … Continued

  • gu-buse

    ‘Smart’ Insulin Could Reduce Dangerous Complications of Diabetes Treatment

    Researchers published a new study, supported by the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences (NC TraCS) Institute, showing how a “smart” insulin patch could reduce dangerous complications in people who use the drug to manage diabetes. (Republished from the UNC Health Care and UNC School of Medicine Newsroom) This new type of insulin, called i-insulin, is released for ac … Continued