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CU Gastroenterology Professor Overseeing Trial of Swallowable Gastric Balloon For Weight Loss 

A new device for weight loss — a swallowable gastric balloon that requires no invasive procedures — may soon be approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) after a nationwide clinical trial that is being overseen by Shelby Sullivan, MD, professor of gastroenterology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and director of the Metabolic and Bariatric Program.   


Author Greg Glasgow | Publish Date October 27, 2023
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Research    Community    Public Health    Obesity   

Study Finds Maternal Diet May Have Long-Lasting Effects for Offspring

The diet a mother consumes while pregnant may increase the risk for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in the offspring, new research shows.


Author Rachel Sauer | Publish Date June 16, 2023
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Research    Diabetes    Obesity   

CU Researchers Identify New Method for Stimulating Signaling to Improve Metabolic Health and Possibly Treat Obesity

Following up on a 2018 study that identified an epigenetic modifier known as histone deacetylase 11 (HDAC11) as a potential therapeutic target for treating obesity and diabetes, researchers from the University of Colorado School of Medicine have published new research that finds HDAC11 regulates G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) called beta-adrenergic receptors (β-ARs).


Author Greg Glasgow | Publish Date February 11, 2022
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Arab American News

Dearborn native Ahmad Hider making his mark on the world of medicine

news outletArab American News
Publish DateJuly 11, 2024

Dearborn native Ahmad Hider is leading an accomplished and decorated academic and professional career.

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Femteck Insider

PCOS: Emerging Research and the Ongoing Search for Answers

news outletFemteck Insider
Publish DateJuly 11, 2024

Melanie Cree, a pediatric endocrinologist at Children’s Hospital Colorado [and associate professor of pediatrics at CU School of Medicine], conducted a randomized trial to test semaglutide, the active ingredient in drugs like Wegovy and Ozempic, in women and adolescents with PCOS.

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CPR

Heat stress, heat stroke, and rethinking neighborhoods to stay cool

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Publish DateJuly 11, 2024

Heat kills more people than any other weather-related event in the United States, and with parts of Colorado expecting days of triple-digit weather heading into the weekend, doctors say understanding the risk is essential.

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Science

Weight loss drugs without the nausea? Mouse study suggests it may be possible

news outletScience
Publish DateJuly 10, 2024

Millions of people have taken glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) agonist drugs such as Ozempic to lose weight, despite the fact that the drugs can cause severe nausea and vomiting.

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