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ADA’s Safe at School campaign making progress

Published: Jun 21st, 2016

In this video exclusive, Anastasia Albanese-O’Neill, PhD, ARNP, CDE, assistant professor in the College of Nursing at the University of Florida Health, discusses the American Diabetes Association’s Safe at School campaign that […]

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Plasma thyroid hormone concentration is associated with hepatic triglyceride content in patients with type 2 diabetes

Published: Dec 28th, 2015

UFDI investigators and collaborators found that thyroid hormone may play a role in the regulation of hepatic steatosis and support the notion that hypothyroidism may be associated with non-alcoholic fatty […]

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Treatment Options for Type 2 Diabetes in Youth Remain Limited

Published: Dec 28th, 2015

UF Investigators Colette Meehan, M.D., Janet Silverstein, M.D. examined treatment options available for youth with type 2 diabetes.

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Characteristics of youth with type 1 diabetes with and without a parent with type 1 diabetes in the T1D exchange clinic registry

Published: Dec 21st, 2015

UFDI Investigator Desmond Schatz, M.D. and collaborators found that the diagnosis of T1D in children and adolescents tends to be earlier if one parent a type 1 diabetic.

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Targeted Deep Sequencing in Multiple-Affected Sibships of European Ancestry Identifies Rare Deleterious Variants in PTPN22 that Confer Risk for Type 1 Diabetes

Published: Dec 6th, 2015

UF investigators and collaborators found that rare deleterious variants in PTPN22 exist and can affect T1D risk.

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Vitamin D status in youth with type 1 and type 2 diabetes enrolled in the Pediatric Diabetes Consortium is not worse than in youth without diabetes

Published: Dec 4th, 2015

UFDI Investigator Desmond Schatz, M.D. and other researchers found that vitamin D insufficiency is present in a substantial proportion of youth with diabetes, particularly minorities, but the prevalence appears similar […]

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Effect of Metformin Added to Insulin on Glycemic Control Among Overweight/Obese Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Published: Dec 2nd, 2015

UFDI Investigator Michael Haller, M.D. and other researchers found that among overweight adolescents with type 1 diabetes, the addition of metformin to insulin did not improve glycemic control after 6 […]

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Insulitis and β-Cell Mass in the Natural History of Type 1 Diabetes

Published: Nov 21st, 2015

UFDI and nPOD investigators found that the presence of β-cells as well as insulitis several years after T1D diagnosis in children and young adults suggest that the chronicity of islet […]

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Immune Depletion in Combination with Allogeneic Islets Permanently Restores Tolerance to Self-Antigens in Diabetic NOD Mice

Published: Nov 20th, 2015

UFDI researchers Amanda Posgai, Ph.D. and Mark Atkinson, Ph.D. and collaborators examine a new approach for preserving beta cell function in patients with recent onset T1D.

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Human norovirus culture in B cells

Published: Oct 30th, 2015

UF Researchers Shannon Wallet, Ph.D. and Christina Graves, along with collaborators, studied human noroviruses, which are a leading cause of foodborne disease and severe childhood diarrhea, as well as a […]