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Details of the Einstein Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, a vital, successful division with major efforts in research, education and clinical care.
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism academic faculty listing.
History and Milestones
Over thirty years of clinical care, education, and award-winning scientific research in endocrinology and metabolism.
Hospitals and Affiliates
Montefiore Medical Center, Einstein's primary teaching hospital, and other Einstein-affiliated hospitals.
News & Media
Weight-Loss Surgery Seems to Beat Diet and Exercise (HealthDay.com, EverydayHealth.com)
Beautiful but Deadly: Latinos’ Curves Put Them at Risk (CNN.com)
Bypass May Beat Angioplasty for Diabetics with Heart Disease (HealthDay.com)
Reduced Stress, Reduced Diabetes Risk?
Pharma's David and Goliath in race to produce insulin pill (reuters.com)
Big Breakfast May Be Best for Diabetes Patients
Could Obesity Help Older People With Type 2 Diabetes?
Type A Personalities and Type 1 Diabetes: The Unexpected Benefits
How to Walk Away from Diabetes (ABCNews.com)
Einstein to Participate in 5-Year GRADE Diabetes Medication Study
Einstein/Montefiore researchers are playing an active role in a nationwide clinical trial seeking to determine the most effective combination of glucose-lowering medications.
New York Diabetes Rates Show Upward Trend
Dr. Joel Zonszein commented on the recent release of city statistics tracking diagnosis of diabetes locally since 2002.
Blouet Receives HeIDi Award
Dr. Clemence Blouet has been nominated for the Helmholtz Young Investigator Diabetes (HeIDi) Award.
Barzilai Invited to Vatican
Dr. Nir Barzilai was a speaker at "Regenerative Medicine: A Fundamental Shift in Science," the Second International Adult Stem Cell Conference at The Vatican.
Study Suggests Link Between Hormone Melatonin and Type 2 Diabetes
Dr. Joel Zonszein comments on the correlation between melatonin and insulin resistance.
Epstein to Receive Einstein Teaching Award
Dr. Eric Epstein will receive the 2013 Samuel M. Rosen Outstanding Teacher Award at the 2013 commencement ceremony.
Study on Genetics of Frailty Aims to Keep Seniors Sprightly
Drs. Nir Barzilai and Joe Verghese have teamed up with Drs. Gil Atzmon and Roee Holtzer to identify interventions to keep us strong and agile into old age.
Researcher Chats with The Diabetes Community
Everyday Health recently hosted a Twitter chat on diabetes featuring endocrinologist Dr. Jill Crandall, who directs the Diabetes Clinical Trial Unit.
An On/Off Switch for Hunger
Research by Dr. Rajat Singh has revealed that starvation-activated autophagy, which allows cells to digest organelles and damaged proteins, also helps to degrade fat in the liver.
The Diabetes Prevention Public Health Challenge
Einstein is among 27 sites nationwide involved in the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) and Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Study (DPPOS) to determine whether type 2 diabetes can be delayed or prevented.
Is Type 2 Diabetes Reversible?
Jeffrey Pessin, Ph.D., discusses basic and clinical diabetes research being conducted at Einstein and Montefiore, including the brain's influence on appetite, autoimmune and stem cell therapies, and the efforts to develop an artificial pancreas.