FOEDRC member Philip Polgreen Receives a New NIH Grant to study an innovative way to increase physical activity in persons at high risk for developing type 2 diabetes

Dr. Philip Polgreen was recently awarded a new grant from the National Institutes of the Health. The grant, which will be funded by the National Institutes of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Disease (NIDDK), is an R21 entitled: An m-health intervention to increase activity among patients at risk...

DRC researchers publish major breakthrough in understanding how diabetes induces eye damage

Scientists have long known that patients with diabetes mellitus—both Type 1 and Type 2—are at high risk for developing diabetic retinopathy, which is the most common cause of irreversible blindness in adults. Vision loss occurs because of microvascular damage to the retina. People with diabetes...