A study led by Assistant Professor Samantha Ehrlich finds that at least 38 minutes of moderate exercise per day during the first trimester of pregnancy may lower risk of developing gestational diabetes.
Undergraduate and graduate students in law, nursing, social work, public health, and other disciplines are stepping up and taking advantage of experiential learning opportunities offered by the university to address the opioid crisis in Tennessee.
UT’s Substance Misuse Community of Scholars is a collective of researchers working diligently to address opioid use disorder and its impact on the lives of Tennesseans.
Government and health officials having to make big impactful decisions related to combating the COVID-19 virus have on-demand research resources from an interdisciplinary research team at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Women who exercise at the recommended levels during the first trimester of pregnancy are at increased risk of delivering small-for-gestational-age infants and decreased risk of delivering large-for-gestational-age infants.
November 16–24 is National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. UT will participate in the week, hosting several events to raise awareness about resources on campus that help combat food insecurity and meet the needs of students.
Jay Whelan, head of UT’s Department of Nutrition, has been recognized with the Golden Achievement Award by the World Acrobatics Society and induction into the Gallery of Legends Hall of Fame.
Samantha Ehrlich, assistant professor in the Department of Public Health, was recognized earlier this month by the American Diabetes Association.
The children of women who have high glucose blood levels during pregnancy, even if their mothers are not diagnosed with gestational diabetes, are at an increased risk of developing obesity in childhood, according to a new study published in PLOS One.
Samantha Ehrlich, professor of public health at the University of Tennessee, explains how gestational diabetes can increase the risk of early childhood obesity.
The College of Social Work Program for Pet Health Equity has received a $2.8 million grant from Maddie’s Fund to support research and development of AlignCare.
Benjamin Franklin is credited with saying that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. What can you do to gain the benefits of prevention?