UAMS Restores Vision and Hope for 21 Marshallese Patients
The Harvey and Bernice Jones Eye Institute at UAMS hosted “The Gift of Sight” on April 24 to perform cataract surgery for 21 Marshallese patients from Northwest Arkansas.Read Full Story
UAMS Diabetes Study Gets $400,000 to Meet COVID-19 Restrictions
COVID-19 hit as UAMS’ Pearl McElfish, Ph.D., MBA, and her research team were starting a major study comparing diabetes education interventions with diverse populations.Read Full Story
Researcher to Improve Health of Arkansans with Food Insecurity & Diabetes
A UAMS researcher recently received a $991,145 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to study the nutritional health of low-income individuals with type 2 diabetes.Read Full Story
The Diabetes & Cardiometabolic Disease team is working with local organizations, churches and target populations to create a better state of health for all. Read about the team’s successes in the links below.