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May 7, 2012

Upcoming Seminars

Please join us for one or all of these upcoming seminars:

Who: George S. Eisenbarth, MD, PhD

What: “The Trimolecular Complex: Pathogenic Central and Therapeutic Target”

When: Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 3:00 p.m.

Where: Medical Sciences Building, Conference Room 6120

Who: Michael Haller, MD, MS-CI

What: “Combination Therapies to Reverse Type 1 Diabetes”

When: Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at 8 a.m.

Where: Academic Research Building, Room R5-265

Who: Armando Villalta, PhD

What: “VEGF-R2 is a central target in the RTKI-mediated reversal of diabetes in non-obese diabetic mice”

When: Monday, May 21, 2012 at 2:00 p.m.

Where: Biomedical Sciences Building, Room JG-32

For more information about these seminars, please visit or email

Current Diabetes Research at UF

Visit the UF Diabetes Center Web site to learn more about current diabetes research studies and trials.

Florida Diabetes Camp Summer Programs

Florida Diabetes Camp is currently accepting applications for its 2012 summer programs. Please visit for more information or contact the camp office for an application at 352-334-1321. Scholarships are available.

If you are a healthcare professional and are interested in volunteering at Florida Diabetes Camp and making a difference in the lives of children with diabetes, please contact Shannon Lyles, RN, BSN, CDE.

Friends for Life Conference

Join an international group of diabetes clinicians, researchers, physicians, adults, children, and families with diabetes at the Children with Diabetes Friends for Life Conference, July 3 – 8, 2012 in Orlando, FL. You will learn about current information in diabetes care, attend educational sessions, and get cutting-edge ideas for optimal diabetes management. Scholarships are available.

iPhone blood glucose meter now available

The iBGStar blood glucose meter has arrived. This new “micro” meter can be used on its own, or can be connected to an iPhone or iPod touch to manage and communicate blood glucose information.

You can learn more about this product online.



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