Dr. Irl Hirsch, professor (Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition) was presented with the Jeff Hitchcock Distinguished Service Award from Children with Diabetes at the Friends for Life Conference in Orlando. He was selected for his life-long commitment to people with diabetes and their families, for his courage in publicly confronting challenges that are obstructing optimal care delivery, and for his generosity in sharing his decades of personal and professional wisdom and knowledge with families over many years.
Dr. Laura Crisa has been awarded a highly competitive Innovative Research Grant by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
The division welcomes Dr. Stephanie Page as our new division head.
Anthony (Abe) DeSantis, MD, clinical professor (Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition) has received a 2016 UW Medicine Cares Award.
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.