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Ms. Della Matheson

Trial Coordinator

University of Miami Clinical Center for Type 1 diabetes TrialNet

University of Miami Clinical Center for Type 1 diabetes TrialNet

Background Information

Employment History

Diabetes Educator

Diabetes Research Institute

Research Coordinator

University of Miami

Education

nursing degree

Charity Hospital School of Nursing

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"Every meal is a mathematical formula," ...

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"Every meal is a mathematical formula," said Della Matheson, another conference speaker.

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Matheson, a trial coordinator for the University of Miami Clinical Center for Type 1 diabetes TrialNet, will give an update on diabetes research at the conference.
"The process that leads to Type 1 diabetes we know begins long before the person actually gets the disease," Matheson said.
Matheson emphasizes that Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease, making the research on stem cell replacement so critical. When she first began researching ways to eradicate Type 1 diabetes, she thought her team would be able to identify the key risk factors and correct them, preventing the disease.
But the process became more daunting than she realized.
"For every little onion skin you peel back with answering one question, it leads to another. The immune system is extremely complex," Matheson said. "It's important for people to understand the research is going on, how collaborative it is, how many people are working on it, and really how far we've come."
One recent advancement, Matheson explained, came when scientists discovered the liver was not the best site to implant beta cells, the cells that produce insulin. Instead, they began implanting them in the fatty layer of the patients' abdomen, which is less potentially dangerous.
Matheson said having Type 1 diabetes makes her sensitive to how solutions and cures are reported in the media. When she was diagnosed nearly 35 years ago, doctors told her there would be a cure in 10 years.
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"We're launching into a new era of looking at the issue in a more complex way to stop the autoimmune process," Matheson said.


Nurse Della Matheson, trial ...

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Nurse Della Matheson, trial coordinator for the University of Miami Clinical Center for Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet, will provide a realistic discussion on the latest in diabetes research.


The Diabetes Foundation Of Mississippi

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9:10 - 9:45 New Horizons in Diabetes for the 21st Century - Look How Far We've Come! -Della Matheson, RN, CDE

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10:45 - 11:30 The Diabetes Dance: Making Nutrition and Insulin Stay in Step -Della Matheson, RN, CDE
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11:30 - 12:15 The Diabetes Dance: Making Nutrition and Insulin Stay in Step -Della Matheson, RN, CDE


The Diabetes Foundation Of Mississippi

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- Della Mathison, RD, CDE, Trial Coordinator for the University of Miami Clinical Center for Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet, Diabetes Research Institute, Miami, FL.


Della Matheson, R.N., C.D.E.

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Della Matheson, R.N., C.D.E.
Della Matheson, RN, CDE, is theTrial Coordinator for the University of Miami Clinical Center for Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet.
As Trial Coordinator, Ms. Matheson provides expertise and oversight to all collaborating universities and private physicians involved in the TrialNet consortium..
Her activities extend to a five state region including Florida, Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Puerto Rico.
She also coordinates the active TrialNet studies available at the University of Miami.
Ms. Matheson received her nursing degree in 1973 from Charity Hospital School of Nursing in New Orleans, Louisiana.
She joined the Diabetes Research Institute in 1987 as a diabetes nurse educator. In 1993,she turned her career focus to research and served as trial coordinator for the Diabetes Prevention Trial - Type 1 (DPT-1)
In addition to the many articles published as part the DPT-1 Study Group, Ms. Matheson's articles have appeared in the journal, Focus on Diabetes .
She also co-authored an award winning article on diabetes and pregnancy that was published in The Diabetes Educator.

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