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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 […]

Diabetes is an invisible epidemic- Desmond Schatz

Published: Dec 16th, 2016

UF researchers discover link between ZIP14 and NTBI

Published: Dec 7th, 2016

We found that overexpression of ZIP14 and ZIP8, but not DMT1, resulted in increased NTBI uptake by βlox5 cells, a human β cell line. Conversely, siRNA-mediated knockdown of ZIP14, but […]


Published: Nov 30th, 2016