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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.


UF/IFAS Extension leads Diabetes Prevention

Published: Sep 4th, 2014

Residents in Marion, Putnam, and Suwannee counties can now take advantage of a new education series offered by UF/IFAS to help control and prevent the growing burden of diabetes and prediabetes throughout the state.


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.


UF Researchers Named Among Top 10 Experts

Published: Jun 30th, 2014

Mark Atkinson, PhD and Desmond Schatz, MD were recognized for their pre-eminent contributions in research and treatment of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus. Learn more about this outstanding achievement.


Top-Rated Pediatric Diabetes Program

Published: Jun 11th, 2014

U.S. News ranked the UF Health Pediatric Diabetes and Endocrinology Program first among seven-leading pediatric specialties at UF Health for the 2014-2015 year. The Program earned the highest ratings among pediatric diabetes and endocrinology programs in Florida, and 14th nationally.

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UF study: Prediabetes rates in England rise significantly

Published: Jun 11th, 2014

A new study led by Diabetes Institute-Affiliate Researcher Dr. Arch G. Mainous finds rates of prediabetes in England from 2003 to 2011 rose sharply and may lead to a steep increase in diabetes in coming years. The BMJ article is the journal’s most-read piece for the month of June.

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Combining Efforts to Beat Type 1 Diabetes

Published: May 29th, 2014

Learn about the latest drug-delivery system developed by University of Florida researches that holds the promise for ways to treat and ultimately prevent persons from developing Type 1 Diabetes. The joint effort is bringing research closer to a cure.

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Diabetic Nephropathy Study

Published: May 21st, 2014

UF Health researchers are taking part in a new study to reduce complications for individuals diagnosed with diabetic kidney disease — a condition that impacts nearly 40 percent of all patients with diabetes.


The Patients We Serve

Published: May 3rd, 2014

Providing access to a comprehensive clinical care team is our top priority. Meet our patients and learn about the ways that the UF Health Diabetes Institute can offer personalized care to you and your family.