2011 Archive

December 2011

New Type 1 Prevention Studies Moving Forward -
 For relatives of people with type 1 diabetes who are not yet diagnosed, but who are at risk for type 1 diabetes, there are now promising clinical trials available.
Islet Transplantation Program Continues to Evolve -
The UCSF Pancreatic Islet Transplantation Program led by Andrew Posselt, MD, PhD, continues to be very active and, most importantly, very cutting edge.
Fatty Liver Research Discovery With Implications For Obesity And Type 2 Diabetes -
Diabetes Center researcher Allison Xu, PhD, is focused on understanding how the central nervous system regulates body weight and glucose levels.
Make A New Year’s Resolution To Sign Up For A Diabetes Education Class -
Whether you are newly diagnosed or simply in need of more information to manage your diabetes, the UCSF Diabetes Teaching Center (DTC) can help.
SAVE THE DATE - Diabetes Symposium & Kids Kamp -
 Our very popular Diabetes Symposium & Kids Kamp is scheduled for Saturday, March 10, 2012, 8:30 a.
New Mobile App Launched By Diabetes Teaching Center and QuantiaMD, Offers Patients $100 -
 True or False: Your liver naturally produces sugar (glucose).

November 2011

UCSF Diabetes Leader Remembered -
It is with great sadness that we announce that our friend and colleague, John Baxter, MD, passed away on October 5th.
Diabetes Awareness Month and World Diabetes Day Activities -
Each year, California has more new cases of diabetes than any other state in the nation.
New Mobile App Launched By Diabetes Teaching Center and QuantiaMD, Offers Patients $100 -
True or False: Ketones only affect people with type 1 diabetes.
Transformational Gift Received to Create New Madison Clinic for Pediatric Diabetes -
In recognition of UCSF pediatrician and diabetologist Dr.