The Michigan Medicine blog recap

August 7, 2020  //  FOUND IN: News

A roundup of articles from both the Michigan Health and Michigan Health Lab blogs, which cover stories on breaking news and research, health tips and wellness that you won’t want to miss.

Coronavirus: Decoding the Spiky Fuzz-Ball

It’s the image we’ve become all too familiar with during the pandemic. But what exactly does the picture tell us? Read more

Insulin Cost-Sharing Caps May Help Kids, Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes

A new study found capping the amount patients pay out-of-pocket for insulin could substantially improve affordability for many with type 1 diabetes. Read more

Study Suggests New Approach to Improve Radiation Therapy Resistance in Glioblastoma

An FDA-approved drug, traditionally used to prevent organ transplant rejection, may work in the fight against these aggressive brain tumors. Read more

Strategies to Promote Belonging for Women and Underrepresented Physicians

An emergency medicine clinician highlights longstanding inequities in academic medicine, along with several innovative solutions to improve the issue. Read more

How to Tackle IBS with Food

One of the most successful methods for improving stomach issues is following a low FODMAP diet. But that doesn’t mean chocolate is off the menu. Satisfy your sweet tooth with this dietitian-approved treat. Watch the video

Camp Little Victors 2020: Food Frenzy

Discover cupcake gardens and magical milk during this week’s kid-inspired summer program. Read more

Multiple Sclerosis Warrior Dedicated to Helping Others

In her pursuit to help others, one patient’s journey brings her to a clinical trial at Michigan Medicine. Read more