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Dr. Vivian Fonseca Discusses Diabetes on Health Issues: Healthy Heart Community Prevention Project with Host Christopher Sylvain, RPh, February 16, 2014


Section Achievements & Awards

  • The American Diabetes Association has presented the first Vivian Fonseca Scholar Award. The award recognizes the many years of volunteer service of Dr. Vivian Fonseca to the American Diabetes Association. The award promotes and recognizes diabetes research focused on South Asian or Asian American, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander populations and/or research by a scientist from South Asia or these populations.Read More
  • Dr. Fonseca recently was awarded with the Banting Medal from the American Diabetes Association. The Banting Medal is for scientific achievement and is the highest scientific award given through the organization. It acknowledges significant and long term dedication to the understanding, treatment or prevention of diabetes.
  • View Grand Round presentations given by Dr. Fonseca

tour de cure

Our faculty members at the most recent Tour de Cure. Tour de Cure, is a series of fundraising cycling event dedicated to the American Diabetes Association. In 2011, more than 55,000 cyclists in 80 different events raised more than $ 18 million to support the mission of the ADA. For more information, visit their website.


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Untangling the Knot of Diabetes
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New free weight loss procedure for diabetics to control blood sugar
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American Diabetes Association gives award named for Tulane researcher
Tulane New Wave article, July 11, 2013

New medication could help with diabetes complications
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