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Promoting One's Own Beta Cell Mass to Treat Diabetes

Anath Shalev, M.D., director of the Comprehensive Diabetes Center and professor in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism at UAB Medicine, gives an overview of her research which suggests novel treatments with Verapamil for diabetes.  Learn more »

Administering additional antibiotic prior to C-section reduces infection rates by 50 percent

Alan Tita, MD, PhD, and colleagues' study, published in the NEJM, shows that administering azithromycin alongside the standard recommended antibiotic regimen, cefazolin, reduces infection rates by 50 percent for women who have a non-elective cesarean delivery Learn more »