Cleveland Clinic’s first total face transplant recipient also faced substantial endocrinological challenges, including pituitary gland dysfunction and diabetes insipidus. Chairman Laurence Kennedy, MD, FRCP, explains how his endocrinology team ensured a good outcome.
More information is needed about disease pathogenesis, response to treatment and how we prevent complications. Cole Eye Institute’s Rishi Singh, MD, reviews research underway.
Following two previous bariatric surgeries elsewhere, a 45-year-old woman undergoes a revision to a distal gastric bypass with outstanding results.
Immunobiology of beta cell failure, genetic diabetes and islet cell therapy are among focal points of our “3rd Annual Beta Cell Symposium” CME course Nov. 9-10.
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For the first time, research suggests that Akt3 protects against diet-related obesity in a preclinical model by suppressing a mechanism of adipogenesis. Eugene Podrez, MD, PhD, explains.
A number of popular diets are reviewed as well as studies evaluating the effect of various diets on weight loss, diabetes and cardiovascular risk factors.
With many first-line oral treatments for type 2 diabetes associated with weight gain, healthcare providers are faced with a therapeutic dilemma. Should they focus their efforts on improving patients’ glycemic control or helping these patients lose weight? A closer look at the dilemma, the drugs and the direction for better diabetes control.
Ancillary study to STAMPEDE study measures the five-year outcomes of bariatric surgery versus guideline-recommended intensive medical therapy on bone turnover in obese patients.
Minority Men’s Health Fair and Minority Men’s Health Center at Cleveland Clinic are “friendly portals of entry” to the healthcare system aimed at reducing disparities for underserved populations.
Why does kidney disease disproportionately affect minorities? What is the connection between renal disease, diabetes and hypertension? These are some of the issues Cleveland Clinic renal disease researchers are pursuing.