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NBA star Corey Brewer’s basketball camp benefits diabetes programs at UF&Shands

Published: Jul 8th, 2012

The Corey Brewer Back-to-Back Youth Basketball Camp for boys and girls ages
9 to 18 features lectures, player evaluations, basketball drills, games and education sessions led by Brewer and other coaches from Five Star Basketball, the camp’s sponsor. Learn More.

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Dr. Kenneth Cusi Featured in Diabetes Forecast Magazine

Published: Jun 26th, 2012

Dr. Kenneth Cusi, Chief of Adult Endocrinology at the UF Diabetes Center of Excellence, was recently featured in the May issue of Diabetes Forecast Magazine discussing the relationship between Type 2 Diabetes and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Click to learn more.

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Is Glu for You?

Published: Jun 24th, 2012 is a new website that creates a way for people with type 1 diabetes to find each other, learn from each other, and help each other.


Snacking in between meals beneficial, health expert says

Published: Jun 20th, 2012

When done right, snacks help fill in nutritional gaps, head off between-meal energy slumps, help you to fuel up before exercise, and may actually lead to eating less, according to one health expert. Source: WebMD

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Patient Profile: Meet Sydney Thomas

Published: Jun 20th, 2012

The UF Diabetes Center of Excellence gives parents a crash course on taking care of a child with diabetes with doctors keeping close tabs on their patients between appointments. Meet one of our special patients, Sydney Thomas, and learn about the ways the DCOE can assist you.

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Wall Street Journal Highlights Diabetes Efforts and TrialNet

Published: May 18th, 2012

The Wall Street Journal featured Type 1 Diabetes testing and research in its May 8th issue in an article titled, “New Push to Treat the Other Diabetes: With Rise in Type 1 In Adults and Kids, Researchers Aim To Detect, Control Early.”

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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.