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Metabolomics Study of the Effects of Inflammation, Hypoxia, and High Glucose on Isolated Human Pancreatic Islets (Journal of Proteome Research)

Published: Jun 8th, 2017

The transplantation of human pancreatic islets is a therapeutic possibility for a subset of type 1 diabetic patients who experience severe hypoglycemia. Pre- and post-transplantation loss in islet viability and […]

Liver Safety of Statins in Prediabetes or T2DM and Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis: Post-hoc Analysis of a Randomized Trial (Journal of Clinical and Endocrinology Metabolism)

Published: Jun 8th, 2017

The purpose of this study was to perform a prospective assessment of the long-term safety of statins in patients with prediabetes/T2DM and NASH. The authors concluded that statin therapy is […]

Mary Tyler Moore (1936-2017): Diabetes Educator and Advocate (Diabetes Care)

Published: May 25th, 2017

Dr. Atkinson and Dr. Nierras wrote a beautiful piece on how Mary Tyler Moore’s courage and strength in the face of her diabetes diagnosis has inspired and lent courage to […]

Comparitive Pathogenesis of Autoimmune Diabetes in humans, NOD Mice, and Canines: Has a Valuable Animal Model of Type 1 Diabetes Been Overlooked? (Diabetes)

Published: May 25th, 2017

Despite decades of research in humans and mouse models of disease, substantial gaps remain in our understanding of pathogenic mechanisms underlying the development of type 1 diabetes. Furthermore, translation of therapies […]

Analgesic Antipyretic Use Among Young Children in the TEDDY Study: No Association With Islet Autoimmunity (BMC Pediatric)

Published: May 25th, 2017

The aim of this study was to analyze patterns of analgesic antipyretic use across the clinical centers of The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in the Young (TEDDY) prospective cohort study and test […]

Concentration-dependent Response to Pioglitazone in Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (Alimentary Pharmacology Therapeutics)

Published: May 24th, 2017

The authors aimed to evaluate the relationship between concentrations of pioglitazone and its active metabolites and treatment outcomes in patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) .This study demonstrates the importance of […]

Diabetes and Cognitive Decline in Older Adults: The Ginkgo Evaluation of Memory Study (

Published: May 24th, 2017

The authors analyzed longitudinal data from the Ginkgo Evaluation of Memory Study to test their hypothesis that older adults with diabetes have greater test-specific and domain-specific cognitive declines compared to […]

Local Delivery of Figolimod from 3-D Scaffolds Impacts Islet Graft Efficacy and Microenvironment in a Murine Diabetic Model (Journal of Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine)

Published: May 24th, 2017

Overall, this study confirmed the ability to modulate local delivery of fingolimod in a sustained-release manner using a 3-D PDMS scaffold; however, the observed detrimental impacts at the site of […]

Accuracy of weight loss information in Spanish search engine results (Obesity)

Published: Sep 27th, 2016

This study looked at the quality of available online weight loss resources that Spanish speakers in the U.S. are likely to access. View article here. Cardel et al. (2016). Accuracy […]

Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in Non-obese Patients: Not So Different After All (Hepatology)

Published: Sep 27th, 2016

This study analyzed whether non-obese compared to obese patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis would have a lower risk of cirrhosis and a better overall long-term prognosis. View article here.  Cusi, K. […]