Obesity & Diabetes
  • Article
  • Nov 30 2021

Research from the UK College of Medicine and Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center found high rates post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in a group of pediatric patients with Type 1 diabetes.

  • Article
  • Nov 5 2021

*NSYNC’S Joey Fatone is spinning his luck for UK HealthCare’s Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center during an upcoming episode of “Celebrity Wheel of Fortune.” Fatone has been a faithful attendee through the years of the star-studded Barnstable Brown Derby Eve Gala.

  • Article
  • Oct 6 2021

Recent work from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine published in Cell Press discusses an essential signaling pathway that causes metabolic dysfunction including insulin resistance and obesity.

  • Article
  • Jul 2 2021

Time-restricted eating, a routine in which eating is limited to a specific window each day, helped prevent and improve diabetes-related nocturnal hypertension in mice.

  • Article
  • Jun 14 2021

UK's Center for Health Equity Transformation (CHET) has awarded Health Equity Pilot Grants to researchers in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment whose research is aimed at identifying, reducing and eliminating health disparities.

  • Video
  • Jun 2 2021

Research led by Dr. Philip Kern was recently highlighted by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

  • Article
  • May 19 2021

Staff members at UK HealthCare’s Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center (BBDC) found a unique way to ease anxiety as young patients and families return to in-person clinic visits.

  • Article
  • Apr 27 2021

A paper by Barbara Nikolajczyk, Ph.D., professor of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences and associate director for Translational Research in Diabetes at the University of Kentucky, has been included in “Best of Cell Metabolism 2020.” The paper focuses on age-associated inflammation.

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  • Mar 5 2021

The Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center's annual Obesity and Diabetes Research Day went virtual for the first time and expanded from a research ‘day’ to a research ‘series.’ Organizers say they were pleasantly surprised by the attendance with as many as 120 participants in one session alone.

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  • Feb 4 2021

Prediabetes and diabetes are big problems in Kentucky. According to the 2019 Kentucky Diabetes Report, one in 10 Kentucky adults have been told by a medical professional that they have prediabetes. An additional 12% have diabetes, and Kentucky has the fourth highest mortality rate due to diabetes in the nation.