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Nov 01, 2018


Just Hop on the Bus . . .

Mobile Clinic Brings Health and Diabetes Coaching to Neighborhoods

Sep 19, 2018


Funding Research to Create A World Without Diabetes

The Driving Out Diabetes, a Larry H. Miller Family Wellness Initiative, has awarded grants to eight projects designed to activate novel research projects in the areas of diabetes, obesity and metabolism and to train the ...

Sep 10, 2018


Following Twitter Conversations Around Hacked Diabetes Tools...

Researchers at University of Utah Health examined the diabetes community’s online Twitter conversation to understand their thoughts concerning open source artificial pancreas (OpenAPS) technology.

Jul 23, 2018


Cornering Diabetes: Scientists Search for Genetic Controls

Scientists identified a gene that controls how the liver communicates with the pancreas, which offers a new approach to combat diabetes.

Jun 04, 2018

Research, EducationClinical

Larry H. & Gail Miller Family Foundation and University of U...

University of Utah Health today launched The Wellness Bus, a unique approach to directly reach underserved communities in the fight against Type 2 diabetes, including those populations particularly at risk for developing...

Jan 10, 2018


New App Motivates Type 2 Diabetes Patients to Be More Active...

A research team led by scientists at University of Utah Health have developed an online interactive app to help motivate patients to be more physically active to manage their disease.

Nov 13, 2017

Clinical, Research, Education

University of Utah Receives $5.3 Million Gift from Larry H. ...

The University of Utah today announced that The Larry H. and Gail Miller Family Foundation will donate $5.3 million to establish a diabetes prevention program called “Driving Out Diabetes: A Larry H. Miller Family Well...

Oct 23, 2017


SACNAS Supports STEM Aspirations

The University of Utah-sponsored 2017 Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans (SACNAS) conference offered more than 100 professional and leadership development sessions delving into everything ...

Oct 23, 2017


U of U-Sponsored SACNAS Explores Health Disparities in the H...

During a session titled Health Disparities in Disease at the 2017 Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) conference in Salt Lake City, three researchers tackled how disease...

Sep 21, 2017


Bariatric Surgery Offers Long-term Weight Loss & Diabetes Be...

A new study shows that patients reap a number of health benefits that persist long-term. They not only maintain weight loss but also have a lower incidence of diabetes and high blood pressure.

Sep 05, 2017


Boosting a Lipid Fuel Makes Mice Less Sensitive to the Cold

Scientists from University of Utah Health report that delivering a single dose of a nutritional supplement called L-carnitine to older mice restores a youthful ability to adapt to the cold. After treatment, they tolerate...

Mar 14, 2017


U School of Medicine Jumps 20 Spots on U.S. News Annual Rank...

University of Utah Health colleges and programs remain among the best in the nation in primary care, research, physician assistant training, nurse midwifery, pharmacy and other areas, according to the latest U.S. News & ...

Jan 17, 2017


Biomarker Could Identify Patients With Potential to Recover ...

Investigators at the University of Utah have identified distinct differences in the hearts of advanced heart failure patients who have defied the odds and showed signs of recovery from the disease. Published online in th...

Nov 03, 2016


Why Are Some Obese People at Higher Risk for Diabetes Than O...

For years, scientists have known that someone who is thin could still end up with diabetes. Yet an obese person may be surprisingly healthy. Now, new research led by scientists at University of Utah College of Health and...

Jun 30, 2016


'Renaissance Man' in Understanding, Treating Neurofibromatos...

The Children's Tumor Foundation recently awarded Dr. David Viskochil its highest honor for his contributions to helping those with the genetic disease.

Jun 09, 2016


A New Piece of the Type 2 Diabetes Puzzle

Research led by Amnon Schlegel, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine and an Investigator with the University of Utah Molecular Medicine Program, reveals that ...

Mar 28, 2016


Catalyzing Advances in Diabetes, Metabolism, and Obesity Res...

The University of Utah’s Diabetes and Metabolism Center (DMC) has awarded grants to seven projects designed to advance research and practices to improve outcomes for those impacted by diabetes, metabolic abnormalities,...

May 19, 2015


Seminal Discoveries in Metabolism Earn Biochemist Jared Rutt...

Jared Rutter, Ph.D., is one of only 26 to receive prestigious Honor

Oct 21, 2014


Resetting the Circadian Clock: Shift Workers Might Want to S...

Research sheds light on higher incidence of metabolic disorders among those who work off-hours

Jun 09, 2014

USTAR Chemical Biologist Is Developing Tactics to Outsmart D...

For patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D), the very drug on which their life depends - injectable insulin - can create complications. Utah Science Technology and Research (USTAR) initiative has launched a new research team...

Apr 15, 2013


Legacy of Giving Lives as L. S. Skaggs Pharmacy Institute Op...

A legacy of giving that began nearly 50 years ago came full circle on Friday, April 12, 2013, with the opening of the L. S. Skaggs Pharmacy Institute at the University of Utah