Diabetes

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Myeloma patient outlives ‘terminal’ cancer by 13 years
It’s hard to rattle Julie Hilberg.She’s a retired schoolteacher and principal with 32 years in the educational trenches. Controlling a class of second-, third- or fourth-graders and handling the...
First islet cell transplant patient thriving nearly 20 years later
Life with type 1 diabetes can be difficult. For Susan Weinberg, now 60, it was nearly impossible.An education specialist from Santa Monica, California, Weinberg had been living a perfectly...
Biomarkers may help detect prostate cancer risk in Black men
Scientists at City of Hope have identified a cell metabolism process found in men with diabetes and metastatic prostate cancer that could one day lead to improved testing and treatments...
City of Hope diabetes experts present new research on beta cells, insulin secretion and islet transplantation at annual American Diabetes Association (ADA) Conference
CONTACTLetisia [email protected]•    Study highlights a better understanding of how beta cells respond to stress•    Other studies focus on potential therapeutic targets for enhancing insulin secretion...
Diabetes experts present exciting new research at ADA conference
Debbie C. Thurmond, Ph.D. “City of Hope's presence at this year's ADA conference showcases our legacy and continued leadership in diabetes,” said Debbie C. Thurmond, Ph.D., director of the Arthur Riggs Diabetes...
Riggs Institute welcomes new diabetes researcher
Noted diabetes researcher Adolfo Garcia-Ocaña, Ph.D., has joined City of Hope as the new chair of the Department of Molecular & Cellular Endocrinology within the Arthur Riggs Diabetes &...
Alberto Pugliese, M.D.: Diabetes researcher with a ‘superpower’
When Alberto Pugliese, M.D., was a teenager in his hometown of Trapani, Sicily, he was overweight and quite fond of sweets. Especially doughnuts. “I’d get them every day!” he...
Cancer survivor faces a new hurdle: type 3 diabetes
“Hit me with whatever you’ve got, the strongest stuff you have!” So said Michael R.,* a determined 65-year-old businessman from Orange County, California, upon hearing he had pancreatic cancer. It...
Pooja Manroa, M.D.: A valued addition to endocrinology department
Pooja Manroa, M.D., has a warm, natural charm and the reassuring confidence of a highly skilled physician. She recently joined City of Hope’s newly expanded Department of Diabetes, Endocrinology...
Ways to prevent diabetic foot complications
Diabetes poses a significant public health challenge for the United States. Among complications of diabetes, foot infections are responsible for more hospitalizations than any other complication that people with diabetes...