Navigation Links
John B. Buse, MD, PhD of Chapel Hill, NC, Elected American Diabetes Association President, Medicine & Science
Date:9/10/2007

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Diabetes Association (ADA), the leading non-profit health organization dedicated to preventing and curing diabetes and to improving the lives of nearly 21 million children and adults currently living with the disease, announced today that John B. Buse, MD, PhD of Chapel Hill, NC, has been elected President, Medicine & Science.

As President, Medicine & Science, Dr. Buse is one of the principal officers of the ADA and will serve as the principal spokesperson and advocate of the Association on scientific and medical matters. He will also work closely with ADA volunteers and staff on activities and programs in support of ADA's mission during his tenure.

Dr. Buse has chaired several of ADA's Committees and Task Forces as well as served as the Associate Editor of ADA's journals, Clinical Diabetes and Diabetes Care. He not only has held many positions and prestigious roles with ADA, but Dr. Buse is also an active fund raiser in his community helping to fight for a cure.

As an endocrinologist, Dr. Buse also serves as Chief of the Endocrinology Division of the Department of Medicine at the University of North Carolina (UNC) School of Medicine in Chapel Hill. In addition, he is an active clinician with a UNC-based diabetes practice in Chapel Hill.

Dr. Buse's research efforts include serving as the Vice-Chair of National Institutes of Health's (NIH's) largest ever diabetes study called the ACCORD study. This clinical trial is aimed at determining optimal treatments for diabetes, blood pressure and cholesterol in type 2 diabetes. Dr. Buse also serves as a co-investigator in the NIH's HEALTHY study which seeks to demonstrate that changing the school environment can be a catalyst for diabetes prevention in middle school children.

Dr. Buse received his bachelor's degree in Biochemistry from Dartmouth College and his Medical and Doctoral degrees from Duke University. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine and his fellowship in endocrinology at the University of Chicago.

Diabetes is a serious disease that affects the body's ability to produce or respond properly to insulin, a hormone that allows blood sugar to enter the cells of the body and be used for energy. Nearly 21 million children and adults in the U.S. have diabetes. It is the fifth deadliest disease in the U.S. and it has no cure.

The American Diabetes Association is the nation's premier voluntary health organization supporting diabetes research, information and advocacy. Founded in 1940, the Association has offices in every region of the country, providing services to hundreds of communities. The Association's commitment to research is reflected through its scientific meetings; education and provider recognition programs; and its Research Foundation and Nationwide Research Program, which fund breakthrough studies looking into the cure, prevention, and treatment of diabetes and its complications. For more information, please visit diabetes.org or call 1-800-DIABETES (1-800-342-2383).


'/>"/>
SOURCE American Diabetes Association
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Significant role of genetics in drug abuse, Norwegian study
2. Stress of Deployment Increases Risk of Child Abuse, Neglect in Military Families, UNC Study Shows
3. Alcohol Abuse, Addiction Hits 3 of 10 Americans
4. Hospital Selected to ‘25 Most Influential’ List in Radiology in 206
5. Six Towns in India Selected for Eco-City Project
6. Abstain from sex- the latest mantra of American teens
7. Clintons new problem - Is the outgoing American president suffering from skin cancer?
8. American scientists alter gene makeup of babies
9. FDA attacks American Red Cross for blood violations
10. Poll Finds Many Americans Misinformed About Cancer
11. Poll Finds Many Americans Misinformed About Cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... February 12, 2016 , ... Fisher House Foundation Chairman ... John J. Lee, Nevada Military Support Alliance president Scott Bensing, and Peggy Kearns Director, ... VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System. This will be the first Fisher House in ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... February 12, 2016 , ... ... of the Pittsburgh metro area, celebrates the beginning of the latest charity campaign ... develop social skills through art. Donations to this worthy cause are currently being ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... February 12, 2016 , ... Mediaplanet today announces the ... print component of “Revolutionizing Cancer Care” is distributed within the February 12 issue ... with a circulation of approximately 250,000 copies and an estimated readership of 750,000 ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... 2016 , ... A lot has been reported about the fitness routines of ... health and wellness resources most Americans could ever dream of having at their disposal. ... as frenetic as the U.S. President. , In honor of President’s Day on ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... February 12, 2016 , ... Basketball is a game for ... of the Peety PoppersTM series, sign language translation is featured in the top right ... wellness in Peety PoppersTM lessons has a sign language translator to teach kids the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/12/2016)... Ambulances announces its first delivery in the state of ... Emergency Medical Services (EMS) consisting of four vehicles: three ... Emergency Vehicles in Lecanto, FL , USA, ... the latest in Demers, ongoing expansion of sales.  ... --> Benoit LaFortune , Executive Vice President at Demers. ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... SAN JOSE, Calif. , Feb. 12, 2016  SI-BONE, Inc., ... Implant System ® ("iFuse"), a minimally invasive surgical (MIS) device ... announced that National Government Services, Inc. (NGS), the Medicare Administrative Contractor ... Illinois , Maine , ... Hampshire , New York , ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... 2016  Sequent Medical, Inc. announced today that it ... the safety and effectiveness of the WEB™ Aneurysm Embolization ... aneurysms.  Prof Laurent Spelle , MD, Head of ... France and Principal Investigator of the CLARYS ... and Germany.  Although patients with ruptured aneurysms ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: