Wenhong Cao

Excess exposure to insulin (glargine) induces type 2 diabetes mellitus in mice on chow diet

April 16, 2014

Excess exposure to insulin (glargine) induces type 2 diabetes mellitus in mice on chow diet. The Journal of Endocrinology. Apr 16, 2014 [Epub ahead of print] Yang X1, Mei S, Gu H, Guo H, Zha L, Cai J, Li X, Liu Z, Cao W. 1X Yang, Nutrition, UNC at Chapel Hill, Kannapolis, United States. Abstract We have previously shown that insulin plays an essential role […]

JC Med Opens for Business in NCRC Ready-to-Go Lab

November 25, 2013

JC Med, a start-up company, is beginning operations to produce insulin resistance supplements and to developent a first-of-its-kind, in-home insulin resistance meter in one of the NC Research Campus’ ready-to-go laboratories. Watch the video to learn more. The equipment is installed, the supplies have arrived and Wenhong Cao, MD, founder of JC Med, LLC, is […]

NCRC Start-Up Seeks to Stop Diabetes

November 15, 2013

Dr. Wenhong Cao, PhD, a researcher with the UNC Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute, launched a biotech start-up that is developing supplements and an at-home test for insulin resistance. The products are designed to stop diabetes long before it can develop. Cao is in the process of opening up his company’s lab in the NCRC’s ready-to-go […]