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Genetic testing for MODY deemed increasingly cost effective
Pediatric Academic Societies | May 8th, 2015
Routine genetic testing for maturity-onset diabetes of the young has become compellingly cost effective in selected populations of diabetic patients, Dr. Siri Atma W. Greeley asserted at the annual meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies.
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The Mental Health Comorbidities of Diabetes
Journal of the American Medical Association | July 10, 2014
Individuals living with type 1 or type 2 diabetes are at increased risk for depression, anxiety, and eating disorder diagnoses.
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More mental health screening, treatment resources for people with diabetes needed
Baylor College of Medicine News | July 10, 2014
In a viewpoint published online today in Journal of the American Medical Association, mental health and diabetes experts and advocates describe  a critical need for more mental health screening and treatment resources for people with diabetes.
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Nazr Mohammed’s Annual Fundraiser
WCIU | July 8, 2014
Chicago Bull Nazr Mohammed speaks about his annual charity event, which happens Friday, August 1, at Galleria Marchetti and benefits diabetes research.
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The Chicago Bulls’ Nazr Mohammed joins Bruce and Dan to discuss Carmelo Anthony, free agency and his upcoming charity event.
WLS Radio Show | July 8, 2014
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Bulls center Nazr Mohammed on free agency, fundraising efforts
WGN News| July 8, 2014
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Nazr Mohammed hosts annual diabetes fundraiser
CBS Fox News | July 7, 2014
Nazr Mohammed with the Chicago Bulls joined us on FOX 32 News at Noon to talk about his annual Nazr Mohammed Foundation fundraiser to benefit the University of Chicago Medicine Kovler Diabetes fundraiser.
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Taste of Chicago 2014: Nearly Half of All Vendors Offering Humana Healthier Choices Items at Food Festival
Wall Street Journal | July 7, 2014
Humana promotes health and well-being at Taste of Chicago by identifying healthier dishes and promoting physical activity with Charity Miles app
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Physicians Named Among Chicago’s ‘Best of the Best’
University of Chicago Medicine | 2012
Physicians at the University of Chicago Medicine once again are being honored among the best of the best in a ranking by Chicago magazine.
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National Disease Research Interchange (NDRI) Holds Tribute For Founder and President
CBS Local | Mar 21, 2012
The National Disease Research Interchange (NDRI) honored Lee Ducat at a tribute dinner at the Rittenhouse Hotel, bringing together the world’s leading scientists and researchers for the occasion.
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Dr. Lou Philipson Joins ADA Legal Advocacy
KovlerDaily | Feb 16, 2012
We are pleased to share with you a recent announcement from Mr. Alan L. Yatvin, Chair of the Legal Advocacy Subcommittee of the American Diabetes Association.
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Programs Improve Diabetes Care in Low-Income Areas
MedPageToday | Jan 13, 2012
In Los Angeles and Chicago, programs designed to improve the management of diabetes in underserved populations appear to be working, researchers found.
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Pills might not be necessary for diabetes patients with hypertension
Medill Reports | Jan 12, 2012
Diabetics with newly diagnosed hypertension can head into lifestyle changes instead of a lifetime of pills in many cases, researchers report.
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The All-Out Assault on Diabetes
Science Life | Jan 12, 2012
Imagine your doctor says he plans to increase your oral medication to control your diabetes. You do not like taking pills. Should you: A. Not rock the boat with your doctor and agree to take the increased dosage? B. Agree, but keep taking the same number of pills? C. Try to discuss another option with your doctor?
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Sweet Technology: Living with and manage type 1 diabetes
Chicago Health
November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, and with over 8 percent of the population living with diabetes (according to the American Diabetes Association), it makes sense to stress the education of this disease. 
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“All Hyped Up” Benefit Raises $32 Thousand for Kovler Diabetes Center
TribLocal | Sept 27, 2011
“All Hyped Up For Kovler Kids,” the benefit celebration hosted by Salon Hype launching the University of Chicago Kovler Diabetes Center Pediatric Program was a smashing success.
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New Age of Diabetes: Rare form of diabetes being treated with new approach
Chicago Health
More than 25 million Americans have diabetes, according to the latest statistics from the American Diabetes Association (ADA).
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Diabetes: One of the costliest conditions
Sun-Times Media
Nearly 500,000 adults in Illinois and 600,000 adults in Indiana have some form of diabetes, according to their state health departments.
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