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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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Diabetic Supplies for Hurricane Harvey Victims Gathered by UF Health Researcher’s Non-profit Group

  When Hurricane Harvey swamped Southeast Texas, many people lost access to crucial medical supplies. A Gainesville nonprofit group led by a University of Florida Health diabetes researcher and his […]

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Back to her Roots: Scarton Works with Native American Communities to Help Prevent Diabetes

Post-Doctoral fellow, Lisa Scarton, Ph.D., R.N., is making waves at the College of Nursing, researching the effects of diabetes in Native American populations and the impact it has on families. […]

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