One staff member from the Department of Internal Medicine will be highlighted monthly as part of our "From the Desk Of" staff recognition initiative. This month's featured staff member is Jamie Smith from the Division of Endocrinology. ... Read MoreInternal Medicine
Division of Endocrinology
The University of Utah Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes offers expert care for various endocrine, metabolic, and diabetes-related conditions. Our team is committed to delivering compassionate care, advancing novel research and educating the next generation of health experts. Read more.
Internal Medicine Faculty Accepted into Vice President's Clinical & Translational (VPCAT) Research Scholars Program
Congratulations to four faculty members from the Department of Internal Medicine to be selected for the 2021-2022 Vice President's Clinical & Translational (VPCAT) Research Scholars: Dr. Rebecca Overbury, Division of Rheumatology; Dr. Candace Reno, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes; Dr. Kevin Shah, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine; & Sumati Gupta, Division of Oncology. ... Read MoreInternal Medicine
For Type 1 Diabetics it can already be a struggle to afford insulin. With the pandemic applying economic stress on top of already high insulin prices, many diabetics are being forced to turn to underground networks of insulin sharing to get the supplies they need. Dr. Michelle Litchman, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, Adjunct Professor at the U of U Health, who conducted a study in 2019 addressing the access of diabetics to the supplies they need, discusses how if access to supplies doesn't improve soon, doctors may have to teach patients how to safely use the underground network to get necessary supplies.... Read MoreInternal Medicine