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UF Diabetes Administrator to speak at Centers of Excellence Conference

Published: Apr 28th, 2012

UF Diabetes Center of Excellence Administrator Les Jebson has been asked to serve as a guest presenter at the upcoming Diabetes Centers of Excellence Conference being held May 17-18th in Atlanta, GA. His presentation will emphasize the use of population metrics data to
drive the organization strategy and mission of a diabetes center.


College Scholarships Available

Published: Apr 16th, 2012

The Diabetes Scholars Foundation Scholarship Program is available to incoming freshmen seeking a higher education at an accredited four-year university, college, technical, or trade school. The deadline to apply is May 15, 2012. Click here to learn more.

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Anastasia Albanese-O’Neill named a Jonas Scholar

Published: Apr 2nd, 2012

Anastasia Albanese-O’Neill, a diabetes nurse educator in the UF Health pediatric diabetes clinics was recently named a Jonas Scholar. This distinguished award will help her complete her doctoral studies and develop leadership skills. Care, Lead, Inspire continues at the College of Nursing.

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Tell Congress to increase diabetes funding!

Published: Mar 14th, 2012

Some Members of Congress want to derail ongoing diabetes research and undermine proven prevention efforts despite the fact that a staggering 100+ million Americans either have or are at risk of developing diabetes.

Dessert With Breakfast May Aid in Weight Loss, New Study Finds

Dessert With Breakfast May Aid in Weight Loss, New Study Finds

Published: Mar 8th, 2012

Researchers at the 94th annual meeting and expo of The Endocrine Society have found that dieters have less hunger and cravings throughout the day and are better able to keep off lost weight if they eat a carbohydrate-rich, protein-packed breakfast that includes dessert. Read more.

Newsletter Archive

Published: Feb 20th, 2012

An archive containing previous newsletters can be found online. Our weekly newsletters keep you up to date on educational seminars, camp dates, family days, information on participation in clinical research, and helpful diabetes articles.

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What does GRAS have to do with Diabetes?

Published: Feb 10th, 2012

You can listen to an interview on Diabetes Radio with Mark Atkinson, PhD, Desmond Schatz, MD, and Robert Levine, MD, or read about GRAS in the American Diabetes Association publication, Diabetes.

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.