diabetes

August 14, 2018

University of Washington Medical Center, part of the UW Medicine health system, today earned U.S. News & World Report’s No. 1 hospital ranking in Washington state and in the Seattle metropolitan area.

June 25, 2018

A major study has found that medicines used to treat diabetes in adults are not effective on youth. Researchers say the finding is disturbing because type 2 diabetes among youth is a growing problem.

May 17, 2018

My patient, Jeanne (not her real name) was almost embarrassed to mention that her insulin cost $300 for a single vial that lasts about five days. That’s more than $21,000 a year. Did I have any ideas that might help? 

February 26, 2018

An insulin-mimicking peptide has now been shown to not only lower blood sugars, but also slow the progression of atherosclerosis in mice.

January 11, 2018

Women who experience common menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes and night sweats appear to have an 18 percent greater risk of developing diabetes, according to a new st

American Indians suffer high rates of diabetes and cancer relative to the general population. One suspected reason is the lack of easy access, on reservations, to fresh fruit and vegetables.

A growing body of evidence indicates that the trillions of microbes that live on and inside our bodies—what’s called our "microbiome"—affect our health.

The overall prevalence of diabetic kidney disease has not changed significantly in the United States for 30 years, but the characteristics of kidney disease have changed markedly,

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