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November is Bluevember for Diabetes Awareness

Join the UF Diabetes Institute in recognition of National Diabetes Awareness Month and World Diabetes Day.

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Insulin Production. Florescent microscopic slide

Type 1 Diabetes Patients Retain Some Ability to Produce Insulin, UF Health Researchers Find

As an autoimmune disease, Type 1 diabetes has long been thought to result from a complete immune system killing of the insulin-producing beta cells within the pancreas. Now, University of […]

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Eric W. Triplett, Ph.D., is a professor and chairman of the department of microbiology and cell science at the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.

Common Antibiotics Not Associated With Increased Risk of Type 1 Diabetes or Celiac Disease in Children

Common antibiotics do not increase the risk of Type 1 diabetes or celiac disease among children who have a genetic susceptibility for developing those diseases, multinational researchers, including those from […]

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Sugar Stories-A Bluevember Event

Sugar Stories-A Bluevember Event

Oct 27th, 2017

Storytelling Meetup: Sugar Stories Co-sponsored by Self Narrate and The UF Diabetes Institute Thursday, November 16 from 7:30-8:30 p.m. at The Bull Do you have a story to tell? Join […]

A Panel Discussion on Women, Diabetes, and Health Equity

A Panel Discussion on Women, Diabetes, and Health Equity

Oct 27th, 2017

A World Diabetes Day Event Tuesday, November 14 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Harrell Medical Education Building Join us in recognizing World Diabetes Day on Tuesday, November 14, on the […]

Metabolomics Study of the Effects of Inflammation, Hypoxia, and High Glucose on Isolated Human Pancreatic Islets (Journal of Proteome Research)

Jun 8th, 2017

The transplantation of human pancreatic islets is a therapeutic possibility for a subset of type 1 diabetic patients who experience severe hypoglycemia. Pre- and post-transplantation loss in islet viability and […]

UF Diabetes Institute: “What If”