Summer precautions for diabetics Jun 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, diabetes Jun 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 Scholar Oct 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 risk Oct 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 effectiveness Sep 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 Bolts Sep 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 needed Jul 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 defects Nov 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 decisions Nov 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 diabetes Oct 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.