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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.


World Diabetes Day Blue Circle Photo Contest Winners

Published: Dec 18th, 2015

See the winners from November’s photo contest sponsored by the University of Florida’s Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes Research Program.


JDRF requests letters of intent

Published: Nov 5th, 2015

JDRF recently posted two new opportunities. The first is titled Overcoming Obstacles to Achieving Immune Tolerance in Type 1 Diabetes. From JDRF: “JDRF is soliciting letters of intent for the […]


Corey Brewer Camp

Published: Jul 10th, 2015

NBA star Corey Brewer was in Gainesville to host his 6th Back 2 Back basketball camp with 100% of proceeds benefiting diabetes programs at UF Health Shands.


Recognized as one of the best children’s hospitals in diabetes & endocrinology

Published: Jun 11th, 2015

UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital has been ranked as Florida’s top children’s hospital in Diabetes and Endocrinology by U.S. News & World Report, 2015.

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Picture perfect: Researchers use photos to understand how diabetes affects kids

Published: Jun 1st, 2015

UF Health researchers use photos to understand how Type 1 diabetes affects children, meeting a critical need for research that addresses children’s perspectives. Read more.


Even small amounts of physical activity benefit longetivity

Published: Apr 8th, 2015

Todd M. Manini, associate professor in the Department of Aging and Geriatric Research, was quoted in a recent Reuters article about slight physical activity leading to substantial health benefits. The story also ran In Fox News, Yahoo! Finance and The Huffington Post. Read more.


UF Jonas Scholar Aluma presents at Annual Nursing Conference

Published: Mar 23rd, 2015

Anastasia Albanese-O’Neil, Ph.D., assistant professor in the UF College of Nursing and Jonas Scholar alum, recently shared her research on mobile diabetes technology at the Southern Nursing Research Society annual conference. Read more.


Diabetes drug shows early promise as treatment for lupus

Published: Mar 10th, 2015

A new treatment that may reverse the effects of the most common type of lupus has shown promising results after undergoing early testing by a team of researchers at UF Health.

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UF Diabetes Institute 2014 Year in Review

Published: Feb 16th, 2015

Read about the UF Diabetes Institute’s 2014 accomplishments as highlighted in the January column of “On the Same Page” by David S. Guzick, M.D., Ph.D., UF senior vice president for health affairs and president of UF Health. Read more.