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Meet Our Team

Published: Oct 28th, 2014

The University of Florida diabetes research team is collectively one of the most comprehensive in the United States. Numerous faculty members from multiple colleges and disciplines are working together in this area, which is rapidly changing our understanding of disease progression and treatment.

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Gator Engineer Brings $4.9 million to UF Diabetes Institute

Published: Oct 24th, 2014

Cherie Stabler, Ph.D., of the University of Florida College of Engineering, together with her team, recently won a $4.9 million grant to engineer a microchip that will serve to house islets that produce beta cells. Her team hopes to use the microchips to improve the current amount of islets available to transplant into patients with diabetes, as well as screen pharmaceuticals and create beta cells from stem cells.


Community Wellness

Published: Oct 22nd, 2014

UF Health is committed to improving community health and creating an environment that supports education and research. Join us for an upcoming seminar to learn about new medications, potential complications, how to eat foods you like without guilt and how to manage diabetes your way. Register today.

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The University of Florida Diabetes Institute

Published: Oct 8th, 2014

Together, UF is moving forward as a national leader in diabetes research, education, and patient care. Learn about the new developments that will strengthen ties between diabetes researchers across disciplines.


UF Health Jacksonville: Diabetes Care Conference

Published: Oct 4th, 2014

Join clinicians, pharmacists, and educators to help celebrate World Diabetes Day on Friday, November 14. Learn about advancements in diabetes research, education, and patient care. Register today.


On the rise

Published: Sep 26th, 2014

The University of Florida received nearly $20 million in federal funding for diabetes research in 2013. Learn about other accomplishments in the UF College of Medicine that are paving a path to preeminance in the latest edition of Florida Physician magazine – now available for download in the iTunes app store.


The Patients We Serve

Published: Sep 26th, 2014

Each year, nearly 10,000 patient visits occur through UF Health diabetes clinics. Providing access to a comprehensive clinical care team is our top priority. UF Health board-certified diabetes clinicians and educators work together to offer some of the most advanced diabetes-related technologies and resources available.


Diabetes and Dental Care

Published: Sep 12th, 2014

Dental hygiene is a cornerstone of diabetes management. Research faculty at the University of Florida are moving advancements in patient care forward through understanding of the important connections between diabetes and oral health.


Bus Stop: New Routes for Improving Health

Published: Aug 28th, 2014

Planning for communities where children can walk or bike to school could improve health and save money, according to University of Florida urban and regional planning Professor, Ruth Steiner, PhD, director of the Center for Health and the Built Environment,


Corey Brewer Hosts 5th Annual Basketball Camp

Published: Aug 20th, 2014

Former Gator and NBA player Corey Brewer was in Gainesville to host his fifth annual Back 2 Back Youth Basketball Camp to benefit the Corey Brewer Fight Diabetes Fund at UF Health. “Each year, it gets better and better,” he said.