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Dr. Massimo Pietropaolo named McNair ScholarOct 27, 2014
World renowned physician-scientist in type 1 diabetes research, Dr. Massimo Pietropaolo, has been named McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine.
Type 1 diabetes screening for those at riskOct 1, 2014
Free screenings are now underway for those who may be at risk for diabetes.
Baylor College of Medicine recruiting for long-term study of diabetes drug effectivenessSep 22, 2014
Volunteers needed for groundbreaking study to establish benefits, risks of taking certain medications with metformin, used for treating type 2 diabetes.
Lack of skeletal muscle transcription factor MondoA turns mice into mini-Usain BoltsSep 18, 2014
When mice lack MondoA, a transcription factor that mediates response to glucose, they become the “Usain Bolts” of the mouse world, sprinting faster than their normal counterparts.
More mental health screening, treatment resources for people with diabetes neededJul 10, 2014
Baylor professor authors JAMA commentary citing a critical need for more mental health screening and treatment resources for people with diabetes.
HIV-1 accessory protein helps induce metabolic defectsNov 27, 2013
Baylor researchers find addressing the mechanisms mediated by Vpr might help HIV patients with the complications of insulin resistance, fatty liver, diabetes and heart disease.
Slow eating could lead to better holiday dining decisionsNov 20, 2013
Want to make better eating decisions this holiday season? Slow down, according to an expert at Baylor College of Medicine.
Researchers study vitamin D as prevention of diabetesOct 21, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine is recruiting volunteers to take part in the first definitive, large-scale clinical trial funded by the National Institutes of Health to investigate if a vitamin D supplement helps prevent or delay type 2 diabetes.
Researchers target muscle wasting in chronic kidney diseaseSep 5, 2013
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have now identified in mouse models and patient muscle biopsies a new signaling pathway that could lead to a way of blocking the protein believed to be behind muscle wasting.
Recruitment for long-term study of diabetes drug efficacy underwayJun 3, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine seeks adult volunteers diagnosed with type 2 diabetes within the past five years for a study, which will compare effects of popular diabetes drugs in combination with metformin.