Type 2 diabetes
UBC experts on Ozempic
The B.C. government has announced measures to ensure an adequate supply of the diabetes drug semaglutide (Ozempic) in B.C. as demand in the U.S. surges. UBC experts are available to comment.
Mar 28, 2023
Lupus patients who take their medications lower their diabetes risk
Patients with lupus who take their medications as prescribed have much lower odds of developing type 2 diabetes, a common complication of the disease, finds a new study from UBC.
Feb 11, 2020
How do men and women store fat differently? Ask the fruit fly.
When it comes to determining how women and men store fat differently, it turns out fruit flies may hold the key.
Jan 27, 2020
UBC study holds promise for novel and safe treatment for Type 2 diabetes
Reducing a specific protein in the fat cells of mice not only prevents onset of Type 2 diabetes but also appears to reverse the disease in the animals, researchers at the University of British Columbia and Sweden’s Karolinska Institute have found.
Jun 17, 2019
UBC program teaches kids how to navigate health information online
Smartphones, tablets and laptops are likely on many kids’ wish lists to Santa this year. But for the lucky ones whose wishes come true, parents and guardians may be wondering how to ensure youngsters know how to safely navigate the online world.
Dec 13, 2018
Stem cells show promise for reversing Type 2 diabetes
Scientists at the University of British Columbia and Janssen Research & Development LLC have shown for the first time that Type 2 diabetes can be effectively treated with a combination of specially-cultured stem cells and conventional diabetes drugs.
Mar 19, 2015