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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

UFDI hosts weekly community wellness walks in early 2017

Published: Feb 3rd, 2017

Low Activity, High Blood Sugar? UF researcher examines diabetes screening guidelines

Published: Feb 3rd, 2017

Walk Alachua County

Published: Jan 1st, 2017

Meet Our Team

Published: Dec 21st, 2016

The University of Florida Diabetes Diabetes Institute is comprised of over 150 affiliate faculty members, all collaborating to solve the epidemic we call diabetes. These faculty members are working tirelessly to […]