Category: Medical Subspecialties



Artificial pancreas system better controls blood glucose levels than current technology

October 16, 2019
A multicenter randomized clinical trial evaluating a new artificial pancreas system — which automatically monitors and regulates blood glucose levels — has found that the new system was more effective than existing treatments at controlling blood glucose levels in people with type 1 diabetes.

UVA Doctor Uses Virtual Reality to Accelerate Availability of New Treatment

October 15, 2019
A UVA Health interventional radiologist has harnessed the power of virtual reality to increase the availability of a less-invasive treatment option for thyroid patients.

Potential Way to Prevent Type 1 Diabetes Identified

September 25, 2019
The same approach that could prevent diabetes may also prove effective for battling autoimmune diseases such as lupus and eczema.

Vaping Is Suspected Cause of Recent Lung Injuries

August 21, 2019
The Blue Ridge Poison Center at UVA Health joins the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in alerting the public to nearly 100 cases nationally of lung illnesses that appear to be linked to vaping. No deaths have been reported, but many patients have experienced life-threatening symptoms and needed emergency hospital care.

U.S. News & World Report Ranks UVA as No. 1 Hospital in Virginia

July 30, 2019
U.S. News & World Report has ranked University of Virginia Medical Center as the No. 1 hospital in Virginia for the fourth consecutive year.

Eight UVA Children’s Hospital Specialties Nationally Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

June 18, 2019
Eight University of Virginia Children’s Hospital specialties earned a top-50 national ranking in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-2020 “Best Children’s Hospitals” guide.

‘Protect Your Prescription’ During National Poison Prevention Week

March 20, 2019

The Blue Ridge Poison Center (BRPC) at the University of Virginia Health System is commemorating National Poison Prevention… read more >

UVA Expanding Telehealth To Better Treat Diabetes, Heart Disease

February 26, 2019

The University of Virginia Health System is expanding its telehealth capacity to help patients across Virginia better prevent or… read more >

New Project Seeks Enhanced Lung Disease Care in Appalachia

February 18, 2019

A new program will use telehealth to bring together a University of Virginia Health System team with primary care… read more >

Get the Latest on UVA’s Artificial Pancreas With Testing Nearly Complete

February 12, 2019

A University of Virginia School of Medicine researcher will provide updates on a UVA-developed artificial pancreas – including early… read more >