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Suneil Koliwad, MD, PhD
March 10, 2016

Finding sheds new light on how to prevent T2D and other metabolic diseases linked to excess dietary fat

Diabetes Center at UCSF

February 29, 2016

For most people, the onset of type 1 diabetes seems to occur suddenly, often resulting in a trip to the emergency room with life-threatening complications such as diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA). UC San Francisco (UCSF) is a member of TrialNet, a worldwide leader in type 1 diabetes prevention research and one of the prominent organizations working to change that scenario.

February 24, 2016

Dean Schillinger Recognized for His Efforts to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes Center at UCSF

SAN FRANCISCO (February 21, 2016) Diabetes Center faculty member Dean Schillinger, MD, is one of six Californians awarded this year’s James Irvine Leadership Award, for his clinical work focused on diabetes in vulnerable populations.

Functioning human pancreatic cells after they've been transplanted into a mouse. (Photo: Saiyong Zhu)
January 06, 2016

 

The new cells prevented the onset of diabetes in an animal model of the disease

 

Stephen Gitelman, MD, led the first U.S. safety trial of a new form of immunotherapy for type 1 diabetes
December 08, 2015

Findings lay groundwork for moving beyond drugs – and their associated toxicities – to treat diabetes

Diabetes Center at UCSF

November 17, 2015

Diabetes Center at UCSF

SAN FRANCISCO (November 17, 2015)

Coursera Online Diabetes Lectures
November 09, 2015

 

Faculty of the UCSF Diabetes Center deliver lectures via Coursera.(COURTESY PHOTO)

 

Coursera Diabetes Lectures Available Online

Lecture series moderated by Diabetes Center faculty

UCSF Diabetes Center

November 02, 2015

What: On Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015 at noon, the UCSF Women’s Health Center at the Mount Zion Campus will host “Balance Your Way to Better Health and Prevent or Manage Diabetes.” The event -- free and open to the public -- will include:

Members of the newly launched UCSF Nutrition and Obesity Research Center include, from left, Allison Xu, center director Christian Vaisse, Kathy Mulligan, Elissa Epel, Suneil Koliwad, Alka Kanaya, Jeremy Reiter and Holly Ingraham. The federally funded center will support studies on obesity, nutrition, and metabolism among 48 UCSF researchers across 12 departments. (Photo: Kathleen Jay/UCSF).
September 03, 2015

 

 

Members of the newly launched UCSF Nutrition and Obesity Research Center include, from left, Allison Xu, center director Christian Vaisse, Kathy Mulligan, Elissa Epel, Suneil Koliwad, Alka Kanaya, Jeremy Reiter and Holly Ingraham. The federally funded center will support studies on obesity, nutrition, and metabolism among 48 UCSF researchers across 12 departments. (Photo: Kathleen Jay/UCSF).

UCSF labs of Anil Bhusan, left, and Matthias Hebrok
June 23, 2015

Members of the UCSF labs of Anil Bhushan, at left, and Matthias Hebrok, at right, collaborated on a study published this week that points at new strategies for treating diabetes. (Photo: Kathleen Jay)

Halting diabetes

UCSF researchers publish study that points to ways of reversing disease’s onset

BY KATHLEEN JAY

Diabetes Center at UCSF

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