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Summer precautions for diabeticsJun 25, 2015
Diabetics have a more serious risk for dehydration and should take extra precautions during summertime heat, according to our experts.
Understanding how fatty acids bonds affect obesity, diabetesJun 22, 2015
An enzyme known as stearoyl-CoA desaturase-1 (SCD-1) plays an important role in the accumulation of fat in the cell. This structure provides the atomic details and tells us what the molecule looks like.
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.