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Unlocking a combination treatment for T1D

Published: Dec 17th, 2014

Results from a recent UF Health pilot study led by 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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Looking back on Diabetes Awareness Month

Published: Nov 30th, 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.

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Excellence in one place

Published: Nov 18th, 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: 1.855.UF.DIABETES (483.3422)

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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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Meet Our Team

Published: Oct 28th, 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.

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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.

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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.

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UF Health Jacksonville: Diabetes Care Conference

Published: Oct 9th, 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.

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The University of Florida Diabetes Institute

Published: Oct 8th, 2014

Together, UF and UF Health are moving forward as national leaders in diabetes research, patient care, and innovation. Learn about the latest system-wide effort toward a collaborative approach toward the research and treatment of this disease.