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Dan Cox, PhD, is testing a new approach to managing type 2 diabetes, one that doesn't require counting calories.
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 impossible. Dr. Cox knew it wasn't going to happen for him,…

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Better Predicting, Preventing and Treating Disease
May 11, 2017

Several interesting projects designed to better predict, prevent and treat disease have received funding as part of UVA's research partnership with Inova Health System, according to an announcement that went out today. Nine joint research teams from UVA and Inova will receive a total of nearly $450,000 from the two…