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The IDOM Newsroom is your one stop place for announcements, news and events for the:
- Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
- Institute for Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism
- Diabetes Research Center
- Penn Rodebaugh Diabetes Center
Current News Features
She Occasionally Ignores Type 2 Diabetes, But it Never Ignores Her
Mitchell Lazar, MD, PhD, director of Penn’s Institute for Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism, spoke with the Philadelphia Inquirer about the effects of Type 2 diabetes, and how, in addition to taking medication, individuals can take control of their lifestyle to help manage this condition.
Tricks and Be Tricky - How to make kids' Halloween as healthy and fun - as you can.
Sorting through the onslaught of sweet treats to find some relative healthy options can be chanllenging. In a Philadelphia Inquirer article, Linda Sartor, nutritionist and diabetes educator at the Penn Rodebaugh Diabetes Center, says "it all comes down to buying the fun size, the single serving size".
October 7, 2015
American Diabetes Association Awards Celebration
Mark Schutta, MD, medical director of the Penn Rodebuagh Diabetes Center was honored at the American Diabetes Association awards celebration. This event was to recognize and honor the efforts of a community that works together to prevent and cure diabtetes and to improve the live of all people affected by diabetes.
Two Penn Medicine researchers were honored with the 2015 Outstanding Statistical Application Award from the American Statistical Association (ASA).
September 15, 2015
Authors of the paper include Wensheng Guo, professor of biostatistics in the department of biostatistics & epidemiology at the Perelman School of Medicine and a scholar in the CCEB, and Anne R. Cappola, MD, ScM, associate professor in the division of endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism at Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine and an associate scholar in the CCEB.
The paper, titled “Modeling Bivariate Longitudinal Hormone Profiles by Hierarchical State Space Models” and published in the Journal of American Statistical Association, was recognized for its contribution to modeling the complex feed-back and feed-forward relationship between different hormones in humans.