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Janet B. McGill, M.D and Robert J. Groper, M.D.

Study Shows Diabetes Drugs Affect Hearts of Men and Women Differently

Type 2 diabetes treatments have different effects on the hearts of men and women, according to a study that appears in the December issue of the American Journal of Physiology – Heart and Circulatory Physiology. The commonly prescribed diabetes drug metformin had positive effect...
Robert S. Sherwin, M.D.

Robert S. Sherwin, MD Speaking at Diabetes Day Symposium

On November 14, 2013, Robert S. Sherwin, MD will be giving a lecture titled: “The Brain-Diabetes Connection: Claude Bernard Revisited” at the Diabetes Day Symposium from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m in Moore Auditorium. Dr. Sherwin is the C.N.H. Long Professor of Medicine, Director of the CT...
Carlos Bernal-Mizrachi, M.D. Elected Into The ASCI

Carlos Bernal-Mizrachi, MD Elected Into The ASCI on April 26, 2013

On April 26, 2013, Carlos Bernal-Mizrachi, M.D. was elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation for his outstanding scholarly achievement in biomedical research. The ASCI elects up to 80 new members each year for their significant research accomplishments from several h...
Fumihiko Urano, MD, PhD

Fumihiko Urano, MD, PhD Named Schechter Professor of Medicine

Renowned diabetes researcher Fumihiko Urano, MD, PhD, is the new Samuel E. Schechter Professor of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Urano’s research involves locating biomarkers that may lead to more effective treatments, or even a cure, for juvenile-o...
Congratulations to Our Physicians - Best Doctors 2013

Congratulations to Our Physicians

Congratulations to our physicians for being named to the 2013 Best Doctors in America® list. The national list compiled by Best Doctors, Inc. is derived from an extensive, peer-reviewed survey of more than 53,000 medical doctors. Only 5% of the doctors in America are actually selected...

Leading diabetes researcher, William H. Daughaday, M.D. died Friday, May 3, 2013

William H. Daughaday, M.D., a leading diabetes researcher, world authority on growth hormone and former director of the metabolism division at the School of Medicine, died Friday, May 3, 2013, after a long illness, in Milwaukee. He was 95. The on-line article appearing at Washington U...
Dr. Goldberg Distinguished Clinician Award 2013

Anne Carol Goldberg, M.D. receives Distinguished Clinician Award

Anne Carol Goldberg, M.D., associate professor of medicine, holds a plaque designating her a distinguished clinician at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. Standing to the left is Larry J. Shapiro, M.D., executive vice chancellor for medical affairs and dean of the ...
Shawn Walker: November Star Performer Award

Shawn Walker: November Star Performer Award

Shawn Walker was presented with the November Star Performer Award on December 17. Shawn has worked for WUSM for 10 years. She has been a scheduler in the Diabetes Center for 2 years. Shawn is a true patient advocate....

Vitamin D prevents clogged arteries in diabetics

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests that low vitamin D levels are to blame. In a study published Nov. 9 in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, the researchers report that blood vessels are less likely to clog in people with diabetes who get adequate vitamin...
Garry Tobin, MD and patient

Garry S. Tobin, M.D. Recipient of 2012 Neville Grant Award

Garry S. Tobin, M.D. was named the recipient of the 2012 Neville Grant Award for Clinical Excellence at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Tobin serves as the director of the Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Diabetes Center. The annual award recognizes a member of the Barnes-Jewish medica...