Topic List : Chronic Disease
How age affects pancreatic function
A Stanford-led national collaboration to procure and analyze human pancreatic tissue from deceased donors illustrates how the organ’s function changes as we age, and could point the way toward new diabetes treatments.
Hamad on neighborhoods and health
The Stanford researcher co-authored a new study showing that refugees assigned to the most deprived Swedish neighborhoods were 15 to 30 percent more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes.
New compounds may combat Lyme disease
Researchers have discovered drugs with the potential to eliminate the Lyme disease-causing bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi at the onset of infection.
For diabetes educator, work is personal
Anna Simos, who was diagnosed with diabetes at age 15, has devoted her career to the preventing the disease and caring for those who have it.
New tool for doctors tracking glucose readings
Rajiv Kumar began piloting HealthKit in March with 10 patients to assess its ability to track blood-sugar levels.