At Thanksgiving, it’s not uncommon to eat a 4500 calorie meal. That’s 2000 calories above the recommended daily amount, and it can throw the blood sugar into a frenzy. It’s downright dangerous for people with diabetes or prediabetes. November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. More than 34 million Americans have diabetes. But even more Americans,… Read More
In the Media Tag: Dr. Samuel Dagogo-Jack
Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD, DSc, chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has written the first comprehensive textbook on prediabetes. Titled “Prediabetes: A Fundamental Text,” the book was published by the American Diabetes Association on July 27, and sold out that day.
A Memphis specialist is getting national attention for an all-encompassing new textbook that is expected to greatly help doctors treat preexisting condition that can lead to that deadly disease and many others.
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases recently awarded a team of UTHSC researchers $1.99 million for their work to advance understanding of the pathophysiology of prediabetes, diabetes, and related complications. Sam Dagogo-Jack, MD, professor of Medicine and director of the General Clinical Research Center, is a principal investigator, along with Nawajes… Read More
Sodium glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors for the treatment of type 2 diabetes appear to be as safe and effective in people aged 65 years and older as in younger individuals, new research suggests. Findings from a real-world observational study of 50 older adults with type 2 diabetes were recently presented here at the International… Read More
Feeding America released a study of food insecurity that found the hungriest citizens in America are in the Memphis area. 17.3% of our older population struggles to find food to eat. We’ll examine MIFA and their efforts at Feeding The Need. Most of us will chalk up feeling sluggish to old age. But it could… Read More
People with exemplar 1 diabetes today elude more than a decade of human to the chronic disease, despite improved treatment of both diabetes and its complications, a changed Scottish study reports. Men with category 1 diabetes lose about 11 years of life expectancy compared to men without the disease. And, women with order 1 diabetes… Read More
Type 2 diabetes is preceded sometimes up to years by the stage of prediabetes. The more attention healthcare professionals put on identifying and treating patients during this stage can significantly slow or sometimes even prevent the progression to diabetes altogether, says Samuel Dagogo-Jack. In this exclusive MedPage Today video, Dagogo-Jack, MD, of Chief, Division of… Read More