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On The Coast January 28, 2015 (Dr. Calvin Ke, St. Paul's Hospital)

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Type 2 diabetes surpasses Type 1 in youth, especially South Asians: B.C. study (Providence Health Care)

A British Columbia study suggests Type 2 diabetes has drastically increased among young people, with the highest number of new cases diagnosed for South Asians — twice the rate of Caucasians and triple that of Chinese youth.

Study Finds Type 2 Diabetes on the Rise in BC Young People (Dr. Nadia Khan, St. Paul's Hospital)

New research has found that the number of young people with Type 2 diabetes in British Columbia has drastically increased, surpassing those with Type 1 diabetes.

Type 2 diabetes drastically increasing in youth: B.C. study (Dr. Nadia Khan, St. Paul's Hospital)

Type 2 diabetes, previously considered a disease of older adults, has reached alarming levels in young people, with the highest number of new cases being diagnosed in South Asian youth, suggests a new B.C. study.

Type 2 diabetes increasing in under-30 age category, B.C. study shows (Providence Health Care)

new B.C. study on Type 2 diabetes shows that the disease is increasing among people under the age of 30.

New B.C. study shows big increase in Type 2 diabetes in youths (Dr. Calvin Ke, St. Paul's Hospital)

Type 2 diabetes used to be considered a disease of older people. But a new BC study has found Type 2 diabetes has drastically increased among young people, with the highest number of new cases for South Asians — twice the rate of Caucasian youth and triple that of Chinese in the same age group.

Dr. Julio Montaner, Director of the BC-CfE, Appointed to Order of Canada

The BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE) is proud to announce Dr. Julio Montaner, director of the BC-CfE, has been recognized by His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, as an Officer of the Order of Canada. The honour is in recognition of Dr. Montaner’s contributions to establishing the global standard of care for HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention, and for his leadership in the international HIV/AIDS research community.
 

Cardiovascular disease researchers developing anti-aging skin treatment (St. Paul's Hospital)

UBC Pathology and Laboratory Medicine professor David Granville made a chance discovery that may lead to the creation of a drug to defy skin aging.

Even mild stenosis linked to death in diabetes (St. Paul's Hospital)

An observational study showed that even modest coronary plaque causing no symptoms has a long-term impact on mortality and heart disease in diabetes.

New addiction medication Vivitrol studied in Vancouver (BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS)

A new drug that could dramatically improve outcomes for people who are addicted to opioids or alcohol is being tested in Vancouver.

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