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Type 1 diabetes: Could modified blood stem cells lead to a cure?

Published: Nov 30th, 2017

Medical News Today Article – Expert commentary by nPOD investigators. “The beauty of this approach is the virtual lack of any adverse effects, since it would use the patients’ own […]

TrialNet: You’re Making a Difference!

Published: Nov 30th, 2017

“We’re building the path to a future without type 1 diabetes.” TrialNet is an international network of leading academic institutions, physicians, scientists and healthcare teams dedicated to the prevention of […]

Panel Discussion on Women, Diabetes, and Health Equity Commemorates World Diabetes Day

Published: Nov 16th, 2017


November is Bluevember for Diabetes Awareness

Published: Oct 30th, 2017

Join the UF Diabetes Institute in recognition of National Diabetes Awareness Month and World Diabetes Day.

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Type 1 Diabetes Patients Retain Some Ability to Produce Insulin, UF Health Researchers Find

Published: Oct 13th, 2017

As an autoimmune disease, Type 1 diabetes has long been thought to result from a complete immune system killing of the insulin-producing beta cells within the pancreas. Now, University of […]

Eric W. Triplett, Ph.D., is a professor and chairman of the department of microbiology and cell science at the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.

Common Antibiotics Not Associated With Increased Risk of Type 1 Diabetes or Celiac Disease in Children

Published: Oct 13th, 2017

Common antibiotics do not increase the risk of Type 1 diabetes or celiac disease among children who have a genetic susceptibility for developing those diseases, multinational researchers, including those from […]

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Diabetic Supplies for Hurricane Harvey Victims Gathered by UF Health Researcher’s Non-profit Group

Published: Oct 13th, 2017

  When Hurricane Harvey swamped Southeast Texas, many people lost access to crucial medical supplies. A Gainesville nonprofit group led by a University of Florida Health diabetes researcher and his […]

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Back to her Roots: Scarton Works with Native American Communities to Help Prevent Diabetes

Published: May 31st, 2017

Post-Doctoral fellow, Lisa Scarton, Ph.D., R.N., is making waves at the College of Nursing, researching the effects of diabetes in Native American populations and the impact it has on families. […]

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Move over mice, canines may be next in line to study diabetes

Published: May 31st, 2017

STORY AT A GLANCE Dogs develop a form of diabetes that has similarities to type 1 diabetes in humans UF investigator and clinical assistant professor in veterinary medicine Allison O’Kell, […]

The Many Faces of Diabetes: How team-based care is changing diabetes treatment

Published: Feb 3rd, 2017