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Type 1 diabetes through two lenses: comparing adolescent and parental perspectives with photos

Published: Jan 24th, 2016

‘Photovoice’ (photos and captions) was used in this UF study to illustrate the differences in perspective between adolescents and parents regarding living with a child with T1D. The results showcase […]


Navigating School With Diabetes

Published: Jan 20th, 2016

The New York Times recently published a feature on the challenges children with type 1 diabetes face in school- read a collection of several parents’ stories here.

Schatz 2015 Medium

UFDI Investigator Desmond Schatz, M.D. announced President of Medicine & Science for the American Diabetes Association

Published: Jan 13th, 2016

Dr. Schatz is the Medical Director of the Diabetes Center, Professor and Associate Chairman of Pediatrics and Director of the Clinic Research Center at University of Florida.


Effect of Metformin Added to Insulin on Glycemic Control Among Overweight/Obese Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Published: Jan 5th, 2016

UFDI Investigator Michael Haller, M.D. and collaborators found that among overweight adolescents with type 1 diabetes, the addition of metformin to insulin did not improve glycemic control after 6 months.


A cell-based microarray to investigate combinatorial effects of microparticle-encapsulated adjuvants on dendritic cell activation

Published: Jan 3rd, 2016

UF investigators studied the feasibility of the immunoarray platform to screen microparticle- encapsulated adjuvant combinations for the development of improved and personalized vaccines.


Plasma thyroid hormone concentration is associated with hepatic triglyceride content in patients with type 2 diabetes

Published: Dec 28th, 2015

UFDI investigators and collaborators found that thyroid hormone may play a role in the regulation of hepatic steatosis and support the notion that hypothyroidism may be associated with non-alcoholic fatty […]


Treatment Options for Type 2 Diabetes in Youth Remain Limited

Published: Dec 28th, 2015

UF Investigators Colette Meehan, M.D., Janet Silverstein, M.D. examined treatment options available for youth with type 2 diabetes.


Intranasal Glucagon for Treatment of Insulin-Induced Hypoglycemia in Adults With Type 1 Diabetes: A Randomized Crossover Noninferiority Study

Published: Dec 21st, 2015

UFDI Investigator Michael Haller, M.D. and other researchers found that intranasal glucagon was highly effective in treating insulin-induced hypoglycemia in adults with type 1 diabetes.

Schatz 2015 Medium

Characteristics of youth with type 1 diabetes with and without a parent with type 1 diabetes in the T1D exchange clinic registry

Published: Dec 21st, 2015

UFDI Investigator Desmond Schatz, M.D. and collaborators found that the diagnosis of T1D in children and adolescents tends to be earlier if one parent a type 1 diabetic.

Blue Circle Entries 2015

World Diabetes Day Blue Circle Photo Contest Winners

Published: Dec 18th, 2015

Below are the winners of November’s Blue Circle Photo Contest sponsored by the University of Florida’s Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes Research Program! First Place:   Second Place: Third Place: Other […]