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Genetic and epigenetic variation in the lineage specification of regulatory T cells

Published: Oct 29th, 2015

UFDI Researcher Patrick Concannon, Ph.D. and collaborators found evidence that suggests that a small set of regulatory elements specify the regulatory T cell (Treg) lineage and that genetic variation in […]


JDRF Requests Letters of Intent for Discovery and Development of Immune Tolerance Delivery Systems for Antigen Specific Therapies in Type 1 Diabetes

Published: Oct 24th, 2015

From JDRF: Purpose: JDRF is soliciting letters of intent (LOI) for the discovery, development and pre-clinical testing of tolerogenic delivery systems (TDS) of diabetes-specific autoantigens designed to prevent and/or reverse […]


Diabetes Awareness Month at UF: November 2015

Published: Oct 23rd, 2015

Nearly 30 million children and adults in the United States have diabetes. Learn more about diabetes awareness events planned at UFDI throughout November here.


Diabetes Care in the School Setting: A Position Statement of the American Diabetes Association

Published: Oct 21st, 2015

UFDI researcher Anastasia Albanese-O’Neill, Ph.D., ARNP, CDE contributed to this ADA publication in Diabetes Care.


Five ways UF is making a better future

Published: Oct 21st, 2015

Two major UFDI publications are cited in a UF News global impact article.


Do you have extra diabetes supplies you no longer need?

Published: Oct 20th, 2015

UFDI Director Mark Atkinson, Ph.D. and Insulin for Life found a way to recycle unused diabetes supplies.


UF investigators analyze associations between anxiety symptoms and family factors in pediatric obesity

Published: Oct 20th, 2015

They found that clinically significant anxiety among children who are overweight or obese is associated with increased body dissatisfaction and parent psychological distress, as well as decreased health-related quality of […]


Why should you consider participating in diabetes research?

Published: Oct 20th, 2015

UFDI investigators Desmond Schatz, M.D. and Anastasia Albanese-O’Neill, Ph.D. discuss patient participation in clinical trials in this diaTribe article.


Mobilization without immune depletion fails to restore immunological tolerance or preserve beta cell function in recent onset type 1 diabetes

Published: Oct 18th, 2015

UFDI investigators and collaborators found that granulocyte colony stimulating factor monotherapy did not affect C-peptide production, HbA1c, or insulin dose.This study supports the continued exploration of G-CSF and other mobilizing […]

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Depressive symptoms in type 1 and type 2 diagnosed youth

Published: Oct 18th, 2015

UFDI Investigator Janet Silverstein, M.D. and collaborators examined the frequency of depressive symptoms among youth with T1D and T2D enrolled in Pediatric Diabetes Consortium registries. They identified depression symptoms in […]