McKee publishes article on Insulin Glargine 

On September 13, Alexis M. McKee, MD, CDCES had an article published on “Endocrine Web,” titled “What Is Insulin Glargine and What Are Its Side Effects?”  Insulin glargine is a long-acting insulin, sometimes referred to as basal. When glargine was discovered, it was a game-changer in diabetes management because it allowed those with diabetes to stop using […]

Diabetes Day Symposium 2022

On November 10, our annual Diabetes Day Symposium took place at the Eric P. Newman Education Center. The event hosted guest speaker Debbie Thurmond, PhD, of City of Hope Beckman Research Institute, presenting “Reversing Type 2 Diabetes: Getting the Band Back Together.”  Also taking place during the symposium, fifty-eight poster presenters showcased their work to […]

Semenkovich publishes research on mechanisms to improve targeted atherosclerosis therapy 

On June 15, Clay F. Semenkovich, MD and collaborators had their research titled “Altered Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor Alpha Signaling in Variably Diseased Peripheral Arterial Segments,” published in “Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine.”  “Peripheral atherosclerosis that accumulates in the extracranial carotid and lower extremity arteries can lead to significant morbidity and mortality. However, atherosclerotic disease progression is […]

McGill, Salam and McKee get first patient for clinical trial testing Biosense device for those with Type 1 Diabetes 

Washington University School of Medicine recently received a two-year grant of $360,000 from JDRF to fund research testing the efficacy of the Biosense handheld breath ketone monitor in persons with type 1 diabetes during care with insulin and with the addition of a sodium glucose transporter inhibitor drug.  Biosense is a non-invasive option to capillary […]

Cruz Bravo publishes study on the impact of COVID-19 on women in diabetes-related work 

On September 28, Paulina Cruz Bravo, MD and collaborators had their research titled “Developing Priorities to Alleviate the Long-Term Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Women Engaged in Diabetes Research, Education, and Care: A Concept Mapping Study,” published by the American Diabetes Association.  The study used multiple methods “to develop priorities through stakeholder engagement to alleviate […]

McKee publishes article on Neutral Protamine Hagedorn insulin 

On September 12, Alexis McKee, MD published an article on “EndocrineWeb,” titled “What Is the Peak Time for NPH Insulin?”  “Insulin is a lifesaving hormone that is necessary for cells in your body to absorb sugar (glucose). Depending on the type of diabetes mellitus a person has, there can be a complete absence of insulin (type […]

Carmichael publishes article on diabetic eye disorders 

In August, Kim A. Carmichael, MD published a recent article in Issue 8 of “Consultant 360,” titled “How Do We Best Care for the Eyes of People With Diabetes?”  The most common eye disorders among those with diabetes are cataracts, glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy. Cataracts is “2 to 5 times more likely to occur in adults with diabetes […]

McGill and Salam publish research on how continuous glucose monitoring reduces hypoglycemia 

On June 1, Janet B. McGill, MD, MA, FACP, Maamoun Salam, MD and colleagues has their work titled “Benefit of Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Reducing Hypoglycemia Is Sustained Through 12 Months of Use among Older Adults with Type 1 Diabetes,” published in “Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics.”  In the study, they evaluate the Wireless Innovation for […]

Millman featured in AP News: Do stem cells grow better in space? 

On July 17, Jeffrey R. Millman, PhD was featured in AP News’ article titled, “High-flying experiment: Do stem cells grow better in space?”  As scientists see great promise in stem cell research, “researcher Dhruv Sareen’s own stem cells are now orbiting the Earth. The mission? To test whether they’ll grow better in zero gravity.”   […]

Herrick publishes research on the social needs of Medicaid beneficiaries with type 2 diabetes 

Cynthia Herrick, MD, FACP

In May, Cynthia Herrick, MD, FACP and collaborators had their study titled, “Associations among social needs, health and healthcare utilization, and desire for navigation services among US Medicaid beneficiaries with type 2 diabetes,” published in “Health and Social Care in the Community.”  The study’s intent was to better understand the social needs of Medicaid beneficiaries […]