In 2014, Chuck Lee of Bothell, Washington, was among seven subjects in a clinical trial of a “Wearable Artificial Kidney.” The proof-of-concept dialysis device was an exciting idea for patients like Lee who have irreversible kidney failure and w
It became apparent at least 15 years ago that gastric bypass surgery, designed to help people lose weight, also puts type 2 diabetes into full remission in most cases. Patients’ glucose levels can normalize almost immediately.
When it comes to treating addiction, why not ask the people using the substance what would be most helpful? That was the premise behind a study of 168 homeless people in Seattle who struggle with alcohol-use disorder.