• Liver clinic targets silent epidemic with team approach

    Doctors pair up in fight against obesity-driven, potentially-fatal disease

    After watching the cafeteria lady’s husband die under his team’s care, Thomas Jensen, MD, began focusing on preventing the scenario from happening again.… Full Story

    September 6, 2018
    Debra Melani
  • Linda Barbour, MD, wins Norbert Freinkel Award

    May 2, 2018
    Linda Barbour, MD
  • Existing drug effective at preventing onset of Type 1 diabetes

    Common blood pressure medicine blocks molecule that can trigger the disease

    A drug commonly used to control high blood pressure may also help prevent the onset of Type 1 diabetes in up to 60 percent of those at risk for the disease, according to researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and the University of Florida (UF) in Gainesville.… Full Story

    February 15, 2018
    David Kelly
  • New interim vice chancellor: Curiosity 'drives the bus'

    Robert Eckel takes university's research reins during permanent search

    It might have been what killed the cat, but to Dr. Robert “Bob” Eckel, the University of Colorado’s new interim vice chancellor for research, curiosity propels a successful career and research program.… Full Story

    February 1, 2018
    Debra Melani
  • Enough vitamin D when young associated with lower risk of diabetes

    Vitamin associated with reduced risk of islet autoimmunity, precursor to type 1 diabetes

    October 23, 2017
    David Kelly
    Sun, clouds, blue sky
  • Researchers study patient-centered model for diabetes group care

    $4.76 million from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

    October 2, 2017
    Nathan Gill
  • New oral diabetes drug shows promise

    Sotagliflozin may improve glucose control without weight gain or increase in severe hypoglycemia

    A University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus study finds sotagliflozin helps control glucose and reduces the need for insulin in patients with type 1 diabetes.… Full Story

    September 13, 2017
    Nathan Gill
  • Type 2 diabetes diagnosis in youth leads to increased complications

    Youth with type 2 experience more than double the health complications of type 1 youth

    February 28, 2017
    Nathan Gill
    Blood glucose test
  • Sex differences in Type 2 diabetes affect cardiovascular risk

    Dr. Judith Regensteiner co-authors new American Heart Association Scientific Statement

    Women with Type 2 diabetes are twice as likely to have coronary heart disease compared to men, and may need more frequent and intense physical activity to reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke, according to a scientific statement released this week by the American Heart Association and co-authored by Judith G.… Full Story

    December 8, 2015
    David Kelly
  • Fat cells originating from bone marrow found in humans

    Cells could contribute to diabetes, heart disease

    AURORA, Colo. (Nov. 24, 2015) –  Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have found that fat cells produced by stem cells from the bone marrow may be linked to chronic illnesses like diabetes, cardiovascular disease, kidney disease and some cancers.… Full Story

    November 24, 2015
    David Kelly