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Autism linked to mom's weight, diabetes

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Image: AHC LogoA recent study implies that overweight women have great odds of having children with autism and children with developmental delays. Michael Georgieff, Medical School and University of Minnesota, discusses how this research relates to his research on fetal brains.

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Decade of Discovery hires new executive director

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The Decade of Discovery, a major initiative of the Minnesota Partnership for Biotechnology and Medical Genomics, has hired an executive director and awarded three research grants totaling $1.86 million to bring the University of Minnesota and Mayo Clinic closer to the initiative's goal: finding a cure for diabetes.

David Etzwiler, the Decade of Discovery's new executive director, has a background in leadership in the private health care sector, having served as vice president of community affairs and executive director of the Medtronic Foundation. He also has experience securing government funding for large projects.

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Diabetes researchers work on sensors for artificial pancreas

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Image: Post Bulletin LogoIn their fight to cure diabetes, Mayo Clinic and University of Minnesota researchers are creating a tiny, innovative sensing system as part of an artificial pancreas.

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U of M Research Seeks to Slow Diabetes Onset

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Image: FOX 9 LogoA U of M clinical trial is underway, researching ways to slow/stop the onset of Type-1 Diabetes. Antoinette Moran, Medical School and University of Minnesota Physicians, talks about how a team of researchers will be searching for more participants at the JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes.

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Curing Diabetes: How Type 2 Became an Accepted Lifestyle

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Image: AHC LogoThe American Diabetes Association says that maintaining normal blood sugar without medication for at least a year could be considered a "complete remission." Sarah Gollust, School of Public Health, explains some reasons why there is a stigma against type 2 diabetes.

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