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News & Events


Dr. Vivian Fonseca Discusses Diabetes on Health Issues: Healthy Heart Community Prevention Project

with Host Christopher Sylvain, RPh, February 16, 2014

Section Achievements & Awards

  • Welcome to our new Endocrinology Fellows for 2014 Dr. Dragana Lovre and Dr. Wynn Htun.
  • 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.
  • The section of Endocrinology was recently selected by Tufts University to serve as a site location for the D2d study. The D2d study is investigating the use of vitamin D to prevent type II diabetes. The site will enroll approximately 150 pre-diabetic subjects.
  • View Grand Round presentations from Dr. Fonseca & Dr. Khan


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.

 





Endocrinology in the news

Louisiana’s First Clinical Data Research Network to be Developed Through PCORI Funding
Press Release from LPHI, January 9, 2014

Mesoblast Reports Positive Type 2 Diabetes Trial Results
Press Release from Mesoblast Ltd., December 4, 2013

Study aims to help those with pre-diabetes
WWL-TV aired November 20, 2013

New center could be a powerhouse for health systems analytics
Tulane New Wave article, October 11, 2013

Untangling the Knot of Diabetes
Tulane Medicine, Spring 2013

New free weight loss procedure for diabetics to control blood sugar
WWL-TV aired July 24, 2013

American Diabetes Association gives award named for Tulane researcher
Tulane New Wave article, July 11, 2013

Tulane seeks volunteers to participate in diabetes drug comparison study
Tulane New Wave article July 3, 2013

New diabetes study offers free medication and care for patients
WWL-TV aired June 24, 2013

Vitamins may ease diabetes symptoms—Tulane study
Tulane New Wave article April 26, 2013

New medication could help with diabetes complications
WWL-TV aired February 21, 2013


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