Insulin’s legendary co-discoverer was never in it to get rich. Banting donated the patent to try to avoid today’s global tragedies.
- August 09, 2019
An uninsured man with Type I diabetes switched from prescription insulin to a less expensive over-the-counter product last year. He died months later due to complications from the disease, according to his obituary.
- August 08, 2019
Kevan Herold, MD, newly named as C.N.H. Long Professor of Immunobiology and of Medicine, conducts research on the basis for autoimmune diseases and develops new therapies based on these studies. His focus has largely been in the field of autoimmune Type 1 diabetes.
- July 23, 2019
The July 18, 2019 Department of Internal Medicine’s Medical Grand Rounds, “Sugar and the Brain: Insights from Clinical Studies,” was presented by Janice Jin Hwang, MD, assistant professor of medicine (endocrinology).
- July 18, 2019
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- July 16, 2019
In a new study, Yale researchers challenge a long-held assumption about how insulin-producing cells in the pancreas sense and respond to glucose. Their findings could lead to changes in the way that scientists approach the treatment of diabetes, the authors said.
- July 03, 2019
Researchers say that teplizumab potentially delaying progression to diabetes in patients who are at-risk is important, particularly in children.
- July 01, 2019
Researchers, including those at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, say they have tested a new drug that for the first time has successfully delayed the onset of Type 1 diabetes in people at risk for developing the disease.
- June 25, 2019
A high phosphate diet caused stones within the Malpighian renal tubules and resulted in reduced lifespan of fruit flies, says new study led by Yale School of Medicine’s Clemens Bergwitz, MD, associate professor of medicine (endocrinology).
- June 24, 2019
A new study offers insight into leptin, a hormone that plays a key role in appetite, overeating, and obesity.