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The Medical Crisis Without A Headline

Published: Aug 18th, 2016

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Safe at School Workshop to be hosted at University of Florida on Sunday, Aug. 21

Published: Aug 15th, 2016

The American Diabetes Association is hosting a Safe at School workshop for parents of children with diabetes, at the University of Florida on Sunday, August 21. Parents will learn about […]

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UF Diabetes Institute to donate glucometers for HealthStreet Community Health Workers

Published: Aug 9th, 2016

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Normal Weight May Not Protect Against Diabetes

Published: Aug 1st, 2016

Repost from: U.S. News written by Serena Gordon. Type 2 diabetes has long been considered a disease of the overweight and obese, but a new study challenges that notion. It […]

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Surprising Physical Activity Benefits of PokémonGO

Published: Jul 20th, 2016

Ready… set… PokémonGO! Since its release date of July 6, 2016, the free downloadable app PokémonGO has taken the nation by storm. Using your smartphone, you get to transport between […]

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ICHP Faculty Awarded Pilot Grant to Develop Diabetes Mentoring Program for Youth

Published: Jun 27th, 2016

Reposted from the Institute for Child Health Policy. Ashby Walker and Desmond Schatz are faculty affiliated with both the UF Diabetes Institute and Institute for Child Health Policy. While low […]

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UF Diabetes Institute researchers to study genetic variations and autoimmune response in type 1 diabetes with 5-year NIH grant

Published: Jun 23rd, 2016

Story at a glance: In February, UF Diabetes Institute researchers received a $1.25 million grant from the NIH to study how specific genetic variation impacts the autoimmune disease  type 1 […]

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Pioglitazone Is Safe and Effective Option For Patients with Type 2 Diabetes and NASH

Published: Jun 22nd, 2016

Many patients with prediabetes or Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) are not diagnosed with Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), a disease that is the second cause of liver transplantation in the United […]

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ADA’s Safe at School campaign making progress

Published: Jun 21st, 2016

In this video exclusive, Anastasia Albanese-O’Neill, PhD, ARNP, CDE, assistant professor in the College of Nursing at the University of Florida Health, discusses the American Diabetes Association’s Safe at School campaign that […]

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New CDC Reports Show Obesity Rates Continue to Climb: How Can We Make it Stop

Published: Jun 17th, 2016

University of Florida obesity and nutrition researcher Dr. Michelle Cardel explores the CDC’s new obesity reports and what we can do about them.