Anthony (Abe) DeSantis, MD, clinical professor (Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition) has received a 2016 UW Medicine Cares Award. The UW Medicine Cares Award was established in 2013 to formally recognize and celebrate the accomplishments and excellence of those in the UW Medicine community who consistently exemplify the UW Medicine Service Culture Guidelines.
For the first time guidelines recommend surgery as a treatment option specifically for diabetes.
A single injection of a hormone that may target brain circuits involved in regulating blood glucose levels leads to sustained diabetes remission.
Researchers will conduct a research program on the effect of known hormonal factors working in the brain to regulate whole body glucose metabolism and appetite.