The use of mobile smart phones and mobile applications in diabetes self-management is quickly expanding. But with over 8112 apps in the iTunes store under the category “Health and Fitness” and 5452 apps under “Medical,” which app can best cater to your personalized health needs? Learn about the latest research going into identifying which apps best suit you.
UF TrialNet researchers are exploring whether taking an oral insulin capsule everyday can help delay or prevent type 1 diabetes. Learn more about how family members can get involved and reasons to participate in the hopes of finding a cure.
Canine crusader ‘Nice’ the dog and owner Erik Bendl, known as “World Guy” travel the nation promoting diabetes awareness. Learn how their latest journey led them to the University of Florida’s Small Animal Hospital to help them continue in their mission.
The University of Florida’s Diabetes Center of Excellence is an international leader in type 1 and type 2 diabetes research. Our team is dedicated to understanding the causes of diabetes and investigating therapies to treat and ultimately cure the disease. Learn more about clinical research underway at the UF Diabetes Center of Excellence. We have several studies that we are currently recruiting for.
For the first time in its history, the American Academy of Pediatrics has issued guidelines for the management of type 2 diabetes in children and teenagers ages 10 to 18, which include treatments that go beyond lifestyle changes and to better help family physicians distinguish between T1D and T2D. Dr. Janet Silverstein, division chief of pediatric endocrinology at UF, was a co-author of the guidelines. Read more