Diabetes research in South Carolina: past, present, and future

S M Willi, D O'Rear, W T Garvey, J A Colwell, M G Buse, A Jaffa, M Lopes-Virella, D Wood, R K Mayfield, P Wallace, K L Hermayer, A J Jenkins, T Lyons, E Mayer-Davis

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Abstract

Medical investigators in South Carolina have been on the "cutting edge" of diabetes research for a number of decades. Despite this fact, our state ranks second in the nation in diabetes prevalence, and diabetes complications are more severe here than anywhere else. It is from the efforts of these investigators that our hope for a brighter future comes. Through a concerted effort toward prevention, improvements in care, and investigation of the pathophysiology of diabetes and its complications, researchers may reduce the substantial burden of diabetes in our state and throughout the world.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)502-8
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of the South Carolina Medical Association (1975)
Volume94
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1998

Keywords

  • Diabetes Complications
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Humans
  • Insulin Resistance
  • Research
  • South Carolina

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