News & Events
The section of Endocrinology is proud to announce that Roberta McDuffie will serve as the new Bio Medical IRB chair starting April 1, 2012. Roberta McDuffie is a Clinical Nurse Specialist and holds a faculty appointment in our section. For more information about her, please visit her faculty page.
New Strategies for Treating Diabetes
Wall Street Journal
Quoted: Vivian Fonseca, MD, President, Medicine & Science, American Diabetes Association
Section Achievements & Awards
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.
Endocrinology in the news
Surgery for Diabetes May Be Better than Standard of Treatment
New York Times article March 27, 2012
Stomach surgery more effective than medicine for diabetes, studies find
Washington Post article March 27, 2012
Weight-loss Surgery May Help Treat, Even Reverse, Diabetes
NPR Interview, All Things Considered, March 27, 2012
Mysteries remain in disease progression of extreme type 1 diabetes
Article in Endocrine Today
New technology provides alerts for diabetes patients
WWL-TV aired August 17, 2011 at 5:52p.m.
Text Reminders Aid Diabetics
Article in Tulane Medicine, Summer, 2011, page 11
Red, processed meat linked to higher risk of type 2 diabetes.
Article in USA TODAY, August 10, 2011
Can Texting Improve Diabetes Care?
Article from the Tulane New Wave, July 18, 2011
Aspirin-like Drug Could Help Control Diabetes
Article from the Tulane New Wave, March 10, 2010
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