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DPPOS Investigator to Receive the 2017 Kelly West Award at the ADA

Dr. Dana Dabelea, the DPPOS Principal Investigator at the University of Colorado clinical site, has been named the co-recipient of the 2017 Kelly West Award . Given in memory of Kelly M. West, widely regarded as the “father of diabetes epidemiology”, to an individual who has made significant contributions to the field of diabetes epidemiology. She will deliver the Kelly West Award...
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DPPOS Investigator to Receive the 2017 Walter Reed Distinguished Achievement Award

Dr. Sherita Hill Golden, the DPPOS Principal Investigator at the Johns Hopkins clinical site, has been named the co-recipient of the 2017 Walter Reed Distinguished Achievement Award. The award recognizes professional accomplishments, outstanding innovation, and exemplary leadership in the field of Medicine. She will be presented the award on April 29th.  Congratulations on receiving...
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ADA Awards DPPOS Investigators

Congratulations to Drs. Steven Kahn and Elizabeth Walker for their outstanding leadership and work to advance diabetes research, prevention, care and treatment. Dr. Steven Kahn will be awarded the Outstanding Achievement in Clinical Diabetes Research Award. Click here to read more.  Dr. Elizabeth Walker will be awarded the Richard R. Rubin Award. Click here to read more.
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The Quiet Research That Led to a Resounding Success in Diabetes Prevention

"More than 86 million people, including 22 million people 65 or older, have pre-diabetes, which increases their risk of heart disease, strokes or diabetes. As we’ve watched that number grow, it has somehow felt that despite billions of dollars of research and intervention, there’s little we can do.  That feeling shifted last week when Sylvia Mathews Burwell, the...
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New Diabetes Cases, at Long Last, Begin to Fall in the United States

"After decades of relentless rise, the number of new cases of diabetes in the United States has finally started to decline. The rate of new cases fell by about a fifth from 2008 to 2014, according to researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the first sustained decline since the disease started to explode in this country about 25 years ago." DPP's...
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