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Recruitment continuing for major diabetes study

Recruitment continuing for major diabetes study

November 20, 2015
As the country marks Diabetes Awareness Month in November, researchers at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center continue to recruit for a study that is trying to determine the most effective ways to treat Type 2 diabetes. Those who have enrolled, meanwhile, are experiencing good results.
UNM physician to discuss deadly link between diabetes, heart disease

UNM physician to discuss deadly link between diabetes, heart disease

By Luke Frank | October 12, 2015
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S., and if you have diabetes, you are at least twice as likely as other people to have heart disease or a stroke. UNM endocrinologist David S. Schade, MD, will discuss this deadly combination Nov. 3 during a free community event at Albuquerque Academy.
UNM physician to be honored for work with diabetes camp

UNM physician to be honored for work with diabetes camp

By Kara McKinney | March 02, 2015
A UNM physician who was diagnosed with diabetes as a college student has for decades been helping young New Mexicans live with and even thrive with the disease. Now the American Diabetes Association (ADA) is honoring Mark R. Burge, MD, for his 25 years of service as a volunteer and medical director for the ADA-sponsored New Mexico Camp for Kids with Diabetes.

HSC To Conduct National Diabetes Study

By Luke Frank | July 10, 2013
Supported by a $2.8-million, seven-year grant, the UNM Health Sciences Center was recently chosen as one of 36 National Institutes of Health (NIH) specialty sites across the country as a participant in the Glycemia Reduction Approaches to Diabetes: A Comparative Effectiveness, or GRADE, study.