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Diabetes: Managed Without Medication?
News & Events 1/24/2013

A just-launched study at the UVA School of Medicine is investigating whether patients newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes can safely manage their condition without medication. The study, which is led by UVA researcher Daniel Cox, PhD, involves a large education component and aims to provide participants with the tools…

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In Their Own Homes: New Program Provides Nursing Home Alternative
News & Events 1/19/2013

Central Virginia seniors will soon have another option for medical care, companionship and independent living. This week UVA, in partnership with the Jefferson Area Board for Aging and Riverside Health System, broke ground on the Blue Ridge Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly, or PACE. The PACE Center in…

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Insomnia? Get Some SHUTi
Patient Stories 1/18/2013

Like so many of us, Milisa Galazzi was having trouble sleeping. A busy artist, mother of teenage sons and manager of her family’s day camp, Galazzi assumed that lying awake for part of the night just came with the territory of keeping track of so many responsibilities. It took an…

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A Night at the Sleep Center: Video video post
Prevention, Videos 1/11/2013

Your wake up in the morning feeling like you haven’t slept at all. Your partner complains about your loud, almost violent snoring. You have trouble getting to sleep, and when you do, you often wake up many times during the night. These sorts of sleep issues are very common, but…

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New Life with Stem Cell Transplants
News & Events 11/5/2012

Mary Laughlin, MD, first became interested in using stem cells to treat diseases when she was in medical school in the 1980s. A few decades and countless hours of research and trial work later, that idea is healing hundreds of people at UVA. And, according to Laughlin, just getting started…

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Better Lives For the Very Sick
Prevention 10/23/2012

Doctors at UVA think some relatively commonsense changes can help very sick patients lead longer, happier lives. Although the pilot program, called CARE Track (Comprehensive Assessment with Rapid Evaluation and Treatment), involves the use of new technologies and an online dashboard for patients and doctors, at its core the program…

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A Vision for Better Eye Care
Prevention 9/5/2012

There’s no better way to ensure a lifetime of good vision than by getting regular preventive care for your eyes. UVA is still the place to come for high-risk corneal transplants, eye tumor care and all manner of ocular surgery, but UVA ophthalmologists want you to think of them for…

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