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A recognized leader in efforts to prevent, diagnose and treat diabetes.

The UF Diabetes Institute serves as the umbrella organization under which diabetes education, research, prevention and treatment are coordinated at the University of Florida and the UF Health Science Center.

With significant clinical and research expertise across our campus, the Institute unites nearly 100 experts in the areas of endocrinology, education, epidemiology, patient and physician education, clinical care,  health outcomes and policy, behavioral science, rural medicine, and more. 

The UF Diabetes Institute is internationally recognized as a leader in promoting basic, translational, and clinical research on diabetes.The Institute has ongoing funding from the National Institutes of Health/NIDDK, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, the American Diabetes Association, the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, and other private funding agencies. Current total annual research funding exceeds $15 million. Cumulative scholarship produced by University of Florida faculty well exceeds 1100 papers, chapters and books.

We invite you explore our site to learn more about the breadth and depth of our clinical and research expertise in the field of diabetes and related complications.