American Diabetes Month

American Diabetes Month

Diabetes is a chronic condition that affects millions of Americans. It is a leading cause of disability and death in the United States. November is American Diabetes Month, and it commences a time to take action together as a community. Because together, we can conquer this disease and stand greater than diabetes. Types of Diabetes … Read more

World Arthritis Day

World Arthritis Day

Living with a chronic disease like osteoarthritis can be challenging. Awareness days offer an excellent opportunity to support the community with education, support, advocacy, and research opportunities. World Arthritis Day is October 12th, and we’re shining a light on some arthritis basics and how participating in research studies may help. The Umbrella of Arthritis When … Read more

Experiencing a fibromyalgia flare?

Getting Through and Managing Fibromyalgia Flares

Fibromyalgia symptoms can come and go and vary in severity. When symptoms worsen or become more frequent, it is called a flare. Though everyone’s flares differ in symptoms and experience, there are some basic guidelines helpful for getting through and managing fibromyalgia flares. The Only Way Out is Through Getting through a fibro flare involves … Read more

How has managing diabetes changed?

How Managing Type 2 Diabetes has Changed

The first mention of diabetes is believed to have happened over 3,000 years ago. However, our understanding of it is a continual process. In the last few decades, type 2 diabetes (T2D) research and technological breakthroughs have brought significant advancements in treating and managing the condition. Here are some of the ways managing type 2 … Read more

Managing a diet with type 2 diabetes

A Diet Fit for Diabetes

A diagnosis of diabetes or pre-diabetes requires making some diet changes to reduce the risks of diabetes-related complications. This means utilizing a nutritionally balanced meal plan to maintain blood sugar levels within range and support a healthy weight. A diet fit for diabetes doesn’t have to be complicated. It’s about smarter choices laying the foundation … Read more

Charlottesville Medical Research in the spotlight

Shining a Spotlight on CMR

The team here at Charlottesville Medical Research (CMR) has much to be proud of when it comes to the proverbial tooting of one’s own horn. A desire for safer, more effective therapies drives our clinical research office, backed by the completion of hundreds of successful trials. But we’re not stopping there. Each quarter, we also … Read more