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

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 [...]

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Huffington Post, Diabetes and Mayo Clinic

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 [...]

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Jensen Honored for Obesity Research

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 [...]

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A "Young Investigator" - Sundeep Khosla honored by peers

"You never stop being a young investigator," says Sundeep Khosla, M.D. It's a great attitude to have after your peers nominate and select you for Mayo's highest research honor - Distinguished Investigator. The physician scientist is internationally known for his findings in osteoporosis. After 21 years at Mayo Clinic he [...]

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Hypoparathyroidism - New Insights in Patient Conditions

The parathyroid glands, located in the back of the neck, secrete parathyroid hormone which controls calcium, phosphorous and vitamin D in the blood and in your bones. In hypoparathyroidism not enough hormone is produced, causing calcium levels to drop and phosphorous levels to rise. People who have this relatively rare [...]

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