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New BCM McNair Scholar applies stem cell technology to advance diabetes researchApr 17, 2012
Dr. Malgorzata Borowiak has been named Baylor College of Medicine's fifth McNair Scholar.
Risk of heart disease important consideration for diabeticsMar 1, 2012
Diabetics can cut their risk of cardiovascular disease by maintaining low levels of cholesterol, low blood pressure.
Diabetic kidney failure follows a 'ROCK'y roadFeb 7, 2012
Protein identified by BCM researchers linked to progression of kidney disease.
Poorly controlled diabetes 'bad to the bone'Oct 14, 2011
Diabetic neuropathy, common complications of diabetes, caused by excess blood sugar in people with diabetes.
New Alkek Center for Molecular Discovery consolidates 'omics' effortsAug 1, 2011
New center expands program in proteomics, adds new metabolomics program to advance studies of obesity, diabetes, heart disease and cancer.
Renowned juvenile diabetes physician-scientist joins Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's HospitalJun 28, 2011
Dr. Jake A. Kushner, renowned juvenile diabetes scientist, joins Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital.
Special protein protects new islet cells from autoimmune destructionJun 7, 2011
Baylor College of Medicine researchers discover that a special protein protects new islet cells and can help treat type 1 diabetes.
MicroRNA offers clue to treating diabetic kidney problemsMar 3, 2011
BCM researchers identify small piece of genetic material as key to development of kidney disease related to diabetes.
Study: One pill to control multiple heart disease risk factors?Feb 16, 2011
Researchers across country and at BCM look into effectiveness of single pill for multiple heart disease risk factors.
Study to control blood pressure in diabetics enrollingFeb 16, 2011
Enrollment open for study to control blood pressure in diabetics.