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Type 1 Diabetes Patients Retain Some Ability to Produce Insulin, UF Health Researchers Find

Published: Oct 13th, 2017

As an autoimmune disease, Type 1 diabetes has long been thought to result from a complete immune system killing of the insulin-producing beta cells within the pancreas. Now, University of […]

Eric W. Triplett, Ph.D., is a professor and chairman of the department of microbiology and cell science at the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.

Common Antibiotics Not Associated With Increased Risk of Type 1 Diabetes or Celiac Disease in Children

Published: Oct 13th, 2017

Common antibiotics do not increase the risk of Type 1 diabetes or celiac disease among children who have a genetic susceptibility for developing those diseases, multinational researchers, including those from […]

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Diabetic Supplies for Hurricane Harvey Victims Gathered by UF Health Researcher’s Non-profit Group

Published: Oct 13th, 2017

  When Hurricane Harvey swamped Southeast Texas, many people lost access to crucial medical supplies. A Gainesville nonprofit group led by a University of Florida Health diabetes researcher and his […]

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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

An Important Talk About The Importance Of Diabetes Awareness

Published: Sep 21st, 2016

Repost from The Huffington Post, Written by Gabrielle Pfeiffer. National Diabetes Awareness Month is right around the corner, and it brings up the concern regarding how huge of an issue […]

Hungry parents may feed their kids more, UF study finds

Published: Aug 29th, 2016

Reposted from UF Office of Research, Written by Jill Pease “The hungrier parents are at mealtimes, a new study shows, the more they may feed their young children, which could […]

Stopping a dangerous liver disease

Published: Aug 29th, 2016


Published: Aug 26th, 2016

Our mission is simple: to work together to see a world free from diabetes. Our Diabetes Institute is institution-wide at the University of Florida, and we’re an unstoppable force for the […]