2010 Archive

December 2010

Holiday Wishes From Our Center Director -
It is truly an honor to lead the Diabetes Center, not only because of the strength of our diabetes research, clinical care and education programs, but because I have the pleasure of working with some of the world’s most accomplished and dedicated diabetes research and medical professionals, collectively focused on improving the lives of those impacted by diabetes.
UCSF Islet Transplantation Research Studies Launched -
Significant progress has been made in improving the results and clinical applicability of pancreatic islet transplantation as a treatment for type 1 diabetes.
Improving Insulin Management for Hospitalized Patients -
Robert Rushakoff, MD, Mary Sullivan, RN, DNP, ANP-BC, CDE, and other UCSF clinicians are focused on improving diabetes management for both hospitalized patients and patients transitioning both into the hospital and then back to their homes.
Save The Date - Pediatric Diabetes Symposium & Kids Kamp -
We're proud to announce the date of our very popular Pediatric Diabetes Symposium & Kids Kamp -- Saturday, March 12, 2011.
Diabetes Center Recruits Inflammation Expert -
Suneil Koliwad, MD, of the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease has joined the faculty of the UCSF Diabetes Center to continue his research involving inflammation and the role it plays in diabetes.
In Case You Missed It...Our 10th Anniversary Tribute Video -
This fall, we celebrated our tenth anniversary when diabetes research, clinical care and education were all united into one organization to more rapidly improve the quality of life of those living with diabetes.

November 2010

Thanksgiving Message from our Center Director -
For many, the Thanksgiving holiday is one of good food, family and friends, and a few days off.
New Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Research Studies Launched -
A number of new investigational studies in diabetes are being launched by the UCSF Pediatric Diabetes Clinical Research Program under the leadership of Steve Gitelman, MD.
Public Health Research in Diabetes Continues to Progress -
Researchers from the UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations (CVP) at San Francisco General Hospital continue to impact diabetes prevention and management efforts in countless ways through their important translational research.
Taking Control of your Diabetes through our Insulin Workshop -
The unique program of the UCSF Diabetes Teaching Center brings together the skills of physicians, nurses, pharmacists and nutritionists to provide individuals with therapies, diabetes education and continuing resources.