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August 8, 2012

Fresh Market Event to Support Diabetes Research

When: Thursday, August 9, 2012, 8 to 10 p.m.

Enjoy prime rib, shrimp cocktail, distinctive cheeses, and other hors d’oeuvres while tasting The Fresh Market’s selection of fine wines. The event will take place at The Fresh Market in Gainesville, located at 4120 Northwest 16th Boulevard. Tickets are
available at the door or online to those 21 years of age and older for $25 each. All proceeds benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

More information is available online

Title Town T1D Online Network

If you live in Gainesville or the surrounding areas and have type 1 diabetes, or if you are the parent, spouse, or loved one of a person with type 1 diabetes, consider joining the Title Town Type 1 Online Support Group. The group’s founder calls it “a sweet spot for people with type 1 diabetes and their families to get connected and share experiences.” The group is currently meeting online, but there may be opportunities to meet “live” in the near future. You can learn more about this group and other social networking groups online.

Upcoming Seminar

Who: Michael Haller, M.D., Associate Professor and Principal Investigator, UF Diabetes Center

What: “Combination Therapy to Reverse Type 1 Diabetes”

When: Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 2 p.m.

Where: Shands at UF, North Tower, Room 3204 (CRC Conference Room)

You can learn more about Dr. Haller’s program of research online.

nPOD Staff to attend NATCO Conference

nPOD research staff from the University of Florida Diabetes Center will attend NATCO’s 37th Annual Meeting next week in Washington, DC. Suzanne Ball, nPOD Director, and Jayne Moraski, nPOD Assistant Director, will present research findings related to nPOD’s growth from a pilot study to an international collaborative that currently supports over 70 diabetes research projects worldwide. Their presentations will highlight the importance of the project’s relationships with organ recovery organizations.

To learn more about nPOD, please visit the nPOD website.

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