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Corey Brewer Hosts 5th Annual Basketball Camp

Former Gator and NBA player Corey Brewer was in Gainesville to host his fifth annual Back 2 Back Youth Basketball Camp to benefit the Corey Brewer Fight Diabetes Fund at UF Health. “Each year, it gets better and better,” he said.

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Screening for Gestational Diabetes

UF Health faculty in the Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology want to help reduce the likelihood of further complications related to this condition, including caesarian deliveries, hypoglycemia, and development of type 2 diabetes.

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UF Researchers Named Among Top 10 Experts

Mark Atkinson, PhD and Desmond Schatz, MD were recognized for their pre-eminent contributions in research and treatment of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus. Learn more about this outstanding achievement.

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Treatment could spur production of insulin in Type 1 diabetes

Combining two different medications could help patients with Type 1 diabetes at least partially regain the ability to produce their own insulin, according to UF Health pediatric endocrinologist Michael Haller, MD.

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Top-Rated Pediatric Diabetes Program

U.S. News ranked the UF Health Pediatric Diabetes and Endocrinology Program first among seven-leading pediatric specialties at UF Health for the 2014-2015 year. The Program earned the highest ratings among pediatric diabetes and endocrinology programs in Florida, and 14th nationally.

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Celiac Screening for Kids with Type 1 Diabetes

Several studies to date have found that people with type 1 diabetes (T1D) tend to have celiac disease more often than individuals in the general population. Michael Haller, MD, a pediatric endocrinologist at UF Health, told Medscape Medical News in a recent interview that screening every type 1 diabetes patient for the disease presents a unique clinical challenge. Read more.

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Bacterial Interactions in the Gut May Influence Type 1 Diabetes

A new study co-authored by UF diabetes researchers finds that bacteria in the guts of young children with type 1 diabetes are different from those of other kids. The research is helping clarify the importance of healthy gut bacteria development in early childhood and could help lead to novel prevention therapies for people at risk of developing the disease.

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UF receives $572,000 grant to study effects of weight-loss surgery on brain function, memory.

In a new five-year study funded by the National Institutes of Health, University of Florida researchers will study the effects of bariatric weight-loss surgery on brain function, thinking, and memory. The cutting-edge research is the latest in a growing movement to explore the potential relationships between type 2 diabetes mellitus and Alzheimer's disease.

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UF Researchers Present at ADA’s 74th Scientific Sessions

UF and UF Health faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students submitted a record number of original research presentations for the American Diabetes Association’s 74th Scientific Sessions held June 13-17, 2014 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California. This year's submissions represent one of the largest showcases of research emanating from UF.

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UF researcher finds connection between sitting and diabetes

Time spent in sedentary behaviors could affect whether some people develop Type 2 diabetes later in life. Data from the Women's Health Initiative shows postmenopausal women who sat more than 16 hours during their waking day had the highest risk of developing diabetes. The UF analysis also found that the high risk of diabetes remained even if they otherwise exercised five days a week, 30 minutes per day. Read more.

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