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February 2, 2016

Penn Researchers Offer New Approach to Treating Cocaine Addiction

University of Pennsylvania researchers Heath Schmidt, Matthew Hayes and Bart De Jonghe have shown that a drug used for diabetes and obesity may also reduce cocaine dependence.

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January 15, 2016

A Pilot Intervention of a Type 1 Diabetes Pediatric to Adult Transitions Clinic in the Adult Healthcare System

Shivani Agarwal, MD, MPH

The Enddocrine Society has selected Shivani Agarwal's abstract as on of the Helmsley Charitable Trust Abstract Awards in Type 1 Diabetes in conjunction with ENDO 2016 in Boston, MA.

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January 4, 2016

Insulin Price Shock

Mark Schutta, MD, medical director of th Penn Rodebaugh Diabetes Center, and his patient Jeff Bargull are quoted in an article in the The Philadelphia Inquirer that covered the rising cost of insulin for those with diabetes and the effect these drugs prices have on patients.

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January 4, 2016

Rob Kardashian Reportedly Hospitalized for Diabetes

Mitchell A. Lazar, MD, PhDMitchell A. Lazar, MD, PhD, chief of the division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, commented on the symtoms, effects, and diagnosis of adult Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, in a Yahoo! Health article about Rob Kardashian's recent Type 2 diabetes diagnosis.

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December 17, 2015

Intranasal Glucagon Effective for Hypoglycemia in Type 1 Diabetes

Michael R. Rickels, MD

Michael R. Rickels, MD, MS, medical director of Penn's Pancreatic Islet Cell Transplant Program, disucssed with Endocrinology Advisor the effective use of intranasal glucagon - nasal spray - for the treatment of hypoglycemia in patients with Type 1 diabetes.

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