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March 11th, 2015

Diabetes and Minnesota Community Measurement

By Jon Ebbert, M.D. jonebbertmd

Researchers and clinicians working with the Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery have observed that patients with diabetes with good control of their disease had better clinical outcomes. In this study of 5,731 patients with diabetes, patients were evaluated to see how well their disease control was on three measures selected by […]

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Tags: diabetes, Kern Center, Minnesota Community Measurement, MN Community Measurement


January 15th, 2015

A Line in the Sand – Mayo Clinic’s Role in Early Insulin Research

By Bob Nellis bobnellis

Early in the 20th century, a desperate group of patients began appearing at Mayo Clinic in the hope that the specialists there could keep them alive. Mostly children and younger adults, they had been afflicted with a condition that only years before would have been a death sentence — type I diabetes. Doctors at Mayo, […]

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Tags: diabetes, endocrinology, history, insulin, Mayo Clinic, medical history, research


April 29th, 2014

Huffington Post, Diabetes and Mayo Clinic

By Bob Nellis bobnellis

Sometimes the science of weight loss and diet is the science of behavior. Mayo Clinic researchers established the ground rules for measuring calories, blood glucose — even the proper dosages for insulin — back in the 1920s and ’30s. Yet more and more people are being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes today. Changing behavior, not […]

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Tags: diabetes, diabetes education, endocrinology, Huffington Post, The Biggest Loser, weight loss


March 18th, 2011

Mayo Diabetes Experts Comment in BMJ

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For the second week in a row, Mayo Clinic diabetes experts have an editorial in a major medical journal. Today the British Medical Journal posted an editorial by Victor Montori, M.D., and Nilay Shah, Ph.D., on the continuing findings stacking up against the drug rosiglitazone. The editorial – What have we learnt from the rosiglitazone […]

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Tags: BMJ, British Medical Journal, diabetes, rosiglitazone


October 22nd, 2010

Jensen Honored for Obesity Research

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Michael Jensen, M.D., Mayo endocrinologist has been honored for his achievements in research on why people become obese. Dr. Jensen, research chair for endocrinology at Mayo, received the TOPS Research Achievement Award at the recent Obesity Society Annual Meeting. The Society presents the award which is made possible by a grant from the Take Off […]

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Tags: diabetes, endocrinology, obesity, weight gain


October 8th, 2010

"Minnesota is Taking on Diabetes. Come join us."

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“That’s what this is about,” said Dr. Bob Rizza this week as we discussed plans for the Decade of Discovery news briefing. His simple statement was both comprehensive and profound. People have since asked, “Which one? Type 1 or Type 2?” Answer: Both. Or, others with more than a polite dose of skepticism have said,”That’s […]

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Tags: "optimally treat and ultimately cure", diabetes, Mayo Clinic, medical research, Minnesota Partnership


June 23rd, 2010

Rizza Tapped for Banting Medal

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The Banting Medal is the top scientific achievement award from the American Diabetes Association. This year it will go to Mayo’s Executive Dean for Research Robert Rizza, M.D. “My first job after starting medical school was at a diabetes summer camp,” explains Dr. Rizza. “More than a hundred kids with Type I diabetes. Type I […]

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Tags: ADA, Banting Medal, diabetes, Mayo Clinic, rizza


March 25th, 2010

Mayo Research Leader Honored for Diabetes Work

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Robert Rizza, M.D., will be honored by the American Diabetes Association for his scientific contributions to the field. He will receive the Banting Medal for Scientific Achievement in ceremonies in June. The Banting Medal is named for Sir Frederick Banting, the Canadian Nobel laureate and co-discoverer of insulin as a diabetes therapy. Dr. Rizza was […]

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Tags: career award, diabetes, honors, Mayo Clinic, rizza


September 17th, 2009

Fall Issue – Discovery's Edge

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Four new features plus, from Mayo’s research magazine: Data Mining to Redesign Critical Care Services Using informatics, epidemiology, systems engineering and in-depth medical-record studies, this groundbreaking work is improving patient safety in ICUs and significantly cutting the cost of health care. It’s all part of Mayo’s continuing innovation in the Science of Health Care Delivery.  […]

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Tags: brain cancer, diabetes, Discovery's Edge, genetics, genomics, heart disease, intensive care, medical research, science education, stem cells, zebrafish


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