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Intersecting Paths

The new UF Diabetes Institute brings more than 100 researchers together to battle disease. Read more.

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UF Health researchers use photos to understand how Type 1 diabetes affects children, meeting a critical need for research that addresses children’s perspectives.

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UFDI investigators cited in two new type 1 diabetes studies

Desmond Schatz, M.D. and Bimota Nambam, Ph.D. recently released new publications. Both investigators co-authored Immune Intervention in Type 1 Diabetes, which reviews recently published immune interventional and mechanistic studies in […]

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C-Myc regulation by costimulatory signals modulates the generation of CD8+ memory T cells during viral infection

UFDI Investigator Shahram Salek-Ardakani, Ph.D. and collaborators identified c-Myc as a key controller of memory CD8+ T cells from costimulatory signals.

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Type 1 diabetes through two lenses: comparing adolescent and parental perspectives with photos

‘Photovoice’ (photos and captions) was used in this UF study to illustrate the differences in perspective between adolescents and parents regarding living with a child with T1D. The results showcase […]

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Navigating School With Diabetes

The New York Times recently published a feature on the challenges children with type 1 diabetes face in school- read a collection of several parents’ stories here.

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UFDI Investigator Desmond Schatz, M.D. announced President of Medicine & Science for the American Diabetes Association

Dr. Schatz is the Medical Director of the Diabetes Center, Professor and Associate Chairman of Pediatrics and Director of the Clinic Research Center at University of Florida.

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Effect of Metformin Added to Insulin on Glycemic Control Among Overweight/Obese Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes: A Randomized Clinical Trial

UFDI Investigator Michael Haller, M.D. and collaborators found that among overweight adolescents with type 1 diabetes, the addition of metformin to insulin did not improve glycemic control after 6 months.

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