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The JDRF Network for Pancreatic Organ Donors with Diabetes project provides pancreatic tissue samples to more than 140 research projects across 17 countries.

UF, UM to advance discoveries in diabetes

Published: Jan 30th, 2015

Researchers at the University of Florida Diabetes Institute and University of Miami will share a new $3.3 million grant awarded by The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust to help fast-track exceptionally significant discoveries in T1D.

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Education that matters

Published: Jan 5th, 2015

At UF Health, we strongly believe the best person to guide your diabetes management is you. Newly diagnosed? Schedule an appointment for one-on-one care support from our certified diabetes educator team to help you achieve your goals. Call (352) 265-8548.

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Unlocking a combination treatment for T1D

Published: Dec 17th, 2014

Results from a recent UF Health pilot clinical study led by pediatric endocrinologist Michael Haller, M.D. have led to a new national trial investigating a combination therapy approach for treating new-onset type 1 diabetes patients.

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Excellence in one place

Published: Dec 1st, 2014

At the University of Florida, we provide complete care for children and adults with diabetes. For our patients’ convenience, all our services are under one roof. Learn about our approach to comprehensive patient care.

New appointments: Call (855) 483-3422.

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Meet Our Team

Published: Dec 1st, 2014

The UF Diabetes Institute 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.

1st Place: Kelsey Kite

Looking back on Diabetes Awareness Month

Published: Nov 22nd, 2014

During the month of November, UF and UF Health celebrated Diabetes Awareness Month with events to help support patients and research at UF Health.

Thank you for going blue!

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Progress in sight

Published: Nov 17th, 2014

A new vision research facility is set to open at the University of Florida in 2015 that will be used to advance early detection and treatment options for eye-related complications, including diabetic retinopathy – the leading cause of adult blindness in the United States.

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Stronger. Together.

Published: Nov 16th, 2014

The University of Florida and the American Diabetes Association are working together in efforts to improve the lives of all those impacted by diabetes and to pioneer strategies to prevent and reverse the disease. From innovative research to year-round advocacy, learn about the progress we are making as national leaders.

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Nationally-recognized T1D biomedical engineer joins 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.

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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.