Is Juicing Good for You?

January 3, 2019

Is juicing good for you? Our Heather Ferris, MD, PhD, weighs in in this interesting article from BBC Future.

(Sorry, juice fans. The news isn’t good. While juice can still be part of a healthy diet, the lack of… Read More

Managing Diabetes Without Dieting

October 8, 2017

If you develop type 2 diabetes, you’re likely to be told to lose weight. That’s the usual prescription, because losing those extra pounds can improve insulin sensitivity. But for some folks, including our Dan Cox, PhD, that can seem… Read More

Artificial Pancreas: In the Home Stretch

June 1, 2016

Good news for people with type 1 diabetes: The artificial pancreas, a wearable device that would automatically regulate blood sugar levels, is entering the final phase of human testing. This is a top-tier research project at UVA and represents… Read More