UNC School of Medicine doctors enlisted a network of health care professionals from small primary care practices and used data analytics to help identify North Carolinians at risk for cardiovascular disease. Primary care doctors could use this approach to dramatically reduce heart disease risk for tens of thousands of people across the state.
Speaker: Da-zhi Wang, Harvard University
Speaker: Dr. Wayne Cascio, EPA
A landmark UNC study showed that the finger prick blood glucose test is unnecessary for most people with type 2 diabetes, and now researchers Laura Young, MD, PhD from the division of endocrinology, and Katrina Donahue, MD, MPH from family medicine have been awarded $1.3 million to implement their findings across the country.
Breast cancer is the most common cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death in women in the United States. Routine screening mammography is recommended by most groups issuing breast cancer screening guidelines. There are, however, important considerations for who should be screened, when screening should start, how often they should be screened, and … Continued
Speaker: Dr. Matthew C Zimmerman, University of Nebraska Medical Center