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WSJ Feature: “The Folly of Defunding Diabetes Research”

WSJ Feature: “The Folly of Defunding Diabetes Research”

Published: Oct 31st, 2012

Woody Johnson, owner of the New York Jets, wrote an article featured in the Wall Street Journal this week that detailed the expenses of diabetes on the government and society as a whole. Telling the story with the experience gained from his own daughter’s diabetes, Mr. Johnson urges you to ask your Senators and Representatives to Support Special Diabetes Program (SDP).


Dr. Schatz featured in TrialNet Video

Published: Apr 23rd, 2012

UF Type 1 Diabetes Researcher and JDRF Research Summit presenter Dr. Desmond Schatz discusses the importance of screening.

First Artificial Pancreas Outpatient Trial in the U.S. Gets FDA Approval

Published: Mar 28th, 2012

Did you hear the great news about the first artificial pancreas outpatient trial in the U.S. being approved by the FDA? To help ensure that progress like the artificial pancreas continues to improve the lives of those with diabetes by simply sending an email to your members of Congress.


Diabetes Research

Published: Feb 27th, 2012

University of Florida doctoral candidates and research fellows will present type 1 diabetes research findings during the 30th Annual Pediatric Science Days on March 8, 2012.

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Research News

Published: Feb 27th, 2012

A recent study of 182 type 1 diabetes patients revealed that 10% of those who had the disease for 31 to 40 years still produced C-peptide and showed intact beta-cell functioning, suggesting insulin production may continue for decades after the disease’s onset.

T2D Homepage Post

What Is Type 2 Diabetes?

Published: Feb 22nd, 2012

Type 2 diabetes strikes people of all ages, and early symptoms are subtle. In fact, about one out of three people with type 2 diabetes don’t know they have it. If you believe that you may be at risk for Diabetes, consider a appointment to one of our board certified endocrinologists. For an appointment today call 352-265-0139

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Artificial Pancreas Advocacy Campaign

Published: Nov 13th, 2011

Last week JDRF launched the Artificial Pancreas Campaign. Now, they need your help. You can help the FDA understand what having access to the Artificial Pancreas will mean to those living with diabetes by signing a petition. The goal of the initiative is to convince the FDA to adopt the recommendations of clinical experts to advance the development of an artificial pancreas, a device which has the potential to be the most revolutionary advancement in the treatment of T1D since the discovery of insulin.

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Doing Battle with Diabetes

Published: Oct 25th, 2011

“UF works to unlock causes and cures so kids like Matt Danner won’t be sidelined by their disease.” Florida Magazine recently featured an article highlighting the UF Diabetes Center researchers, physicians, and a special patient, Matt Danner.

AntiCD3 Trial Featured in JDRF Countdown Magazine

AntiCD3 Trial Featured in JDRF Countdown Magazine

Published: Oct 14th, 2011

JDRF’s Countdown Magazine featured information on TrialNet’s AntiCD3 prevention trial. Phase I of the trial aims to evaluate an anti-CD3 drug can halt, or reverse, diabetes in high-risk groups.

UF advocate in the fight against diabetes speaks to congressional panel

Published: Oct 12th, 2011

Anastasia Albanese-O’Neill, R.N., a consultant for the UF Diabetes Center of Excellence, spoke about the importance of National Institutes of Health-funded diabetes research and its effects on patients and families at a congressional briefing in Washington D.C.