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7 Signs of Type 2 Diabetes

Published: Feb 6th, 2012

Janet Silverstein, chief of pediatric endocrinology, was quoted in a Woman’s Day story about the seven signs of type 2 diabetes.

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Funding Opportunities for Investigators

Published: Jan 25th, 2012

From the ADA and Novo Nordisk: Now through March 15, the American Diabetes Association is seeking clinical and translational research applications for the ADA and Novo Nordisk Awards in Hypoglycemia in […]

Published: Dec 6th, 2011

Researchers: please note the abstract submission deadline is fast approaching! The submission site will close Friday, January 6, 2012, at 5:00 p.m. EST.

UF Names New Chief of Adult Endocrinology: Dr. Kenneth Cusi

Published: Nov 29th, 2011

The UF College of Medicine’s department of medicine announced Kenneth Cusi, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.E., as chief of the division of adult endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.

US Senate Passes Resolution 327: November is Diabetes Awareness Month

Published: Nov 21st, 2011

The United States Senate recently called attention to the diabetes epidemic by passing Senate Resolution 327—Supporting the Goals and Ideals of American Diabetes Month, a resolution officially recognizing November as American Diabetes Month!

FL Congresswoman in Support of National Diabetes Awareness Month

Published: Nov 21st, 2011

Congresswoman Corrine Brown (D-FL) is committed to raising awareness about the nation’s diabetes epidemic. Check out her recorded video raising awareness about National Diabetes Awareness Month!


Diabetes by the Numbers

Published: Nov 14th, 2011

25.8 million men, women, and children in the United States have diabetes. That is 8.3% of the American population. 79 million more Americans are currently at risk for type 2 diabetes.

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Artificial Pancreas Advocacy Campaign

Published: Nov 13th, 2011

Last week JDRF launched the Artificial Pancreas Campaign. Now, they need your help. You can help the FDA understand what having access to the Artificial Pancreas will mean to those living with diabetes by signing a petition. The goal of the initiative is to convince the FDA to adopt the recommendations of clinical experts to advance the development of an artificial pancreas, a device which has the potential to be the most revolutionary advancement in the treatment of T1D since the discovery of insulin.


Q&A on Childhood Diabetes

Published: Oct 25th, 2011

Dr. Janet Silverstein, a diabetes expert at the UF College of Medicine, is a powerful advocate for change in the war against childhood diabetes. She has a compelling reason: if type 1 diabetes continues to spread at its current rate, one in three Americans born today will get this incurable disease.


Keeping Kids with Diabetes Safe at School

Published: Oct 25th, 2011

Get all the latest information on keeping your child with diabetes safe at school. View the American Diabetes Association’s recorded webinar presentation, focusing on challenges facing students with diabetes, Federal and State laws, developing a 504 plan and strategies to overcome challenges, and much more!