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A new study by University of Florida researchers finds that most parents of children with Type 1 diabetes use Internet forums to gain knowledge of their child’s disease. The study’s findings can better establish how much these forums affect parents’ care of their children.
A recent literature search reveals the need for more engagement to help diabetes patients navigate their way from a pediatric to adult healthcare setting, according to UF Health researchers.
From March 31 through April 25, UF and UF Health will offer its benefits-eligible employees free screenings and workshops throughout campus and at UF Health locations in Gainesville. See the upcoming schedule and pre-register today!
Alternative medications may one day be used to treat new incidences of type 2 diabetes while also reducing the dependence on traditional ones. With more clinical investigations underway, the development of novel drugs aims to fill a needed gap in patient care.
Shannon Wallet, PhD, a researcher in the UF Health Department of Periodontology, focuses on the link between periodontal disease and diabetes as highlighted in a recent WCJB TV20 news segment.