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Pathway to Prevention: Progress at WakeMed to Preventing Type 1 Diabetes

At WakeMed Pediatric Endocrinology, we have been hard at work implementing research to help find a cure for Type 1 Diabetes. What is Endocrinology? Endocrinology is a specialized field of medicine that focuses on treating problems related to hormones and their actions in the body. Since children are still growing and developing, pediatric endocrinologists often […]

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Is Sugar Toxic?

Recently sugar has been all over the news as it’s been linked with the growing obesity problem in the United States. Earlier this month, Dr. Robert Lustig told CBS News’ “60 minutes” that sugar is addictive, toxic, and it’s killing us by increasing our risk of heart disease, type II diabetes, hypertension and cancer. The […]

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