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Delta Epsilon Psi Scholarship For Students With Diabetes

Delta Epsilon Psi Scholarship For Students With Diabetes

Published: Feb 3rd, 2017

Delta Epsilon Psi is excited to announce their first ever scholarship on the behalf of the Rho Chapter Alumni Association. DEPsi is offering a $600 scholarship to any full-time University of Florida […]

Adult T1D Social

Adult T1D Social

Published: Jan 17th, 2017

Join JDRF North Florida for an adult T1D social on Thursday, January 26th, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Ballyhoo Grill. Email Pam Williams to RSVP See flyer below for more details: Email Pam […]

UF researchers discover link between ZIP14 and NTBI

Published: Dec 7th, 2016

We found that overexpression of ZIP14 and ZIP8, but not DMT1, resulted in increased NTBI uptake by βlox5 cells, a human β cell line. Conversely, siRNA-mediated knockdown of ZIP14, but […]

Glucose Screenings

Published: Nov 16th, 2016

How exercise shifts fat from white to brown

Published: Nov 4th, 2016

Exercise may aid in weight control and help to fend off diabetes by improving the ability of fat cells to burn calories. Repost from The New York Times

Grip strength test may reveal diabetes

Published: Oct 26th, 2016

Written by David Williams. “Your grip strength is what researchers at the University of Florida studied, using national data from nearly 2,000 people, who might be missed when screening for […]

Diabetes Technology—Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion Therapy and Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Adults: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline (JCEM)

Published: Sep 6th, 2016

  Researchers formulated clinical practice guidelines for both continuous glucose monitoring and subcutaneous insulin infusion in adults with diabetes. View the article here. Peters et al. (2016). Diabetes technology-continuous subcutaneous […]

Corey Brewer’s Back to Back Champions Youth Basketball Camp: August 1-3, 2016

Published: Jul 11th, 2016

UF Diabetes Institute researchers to study genetic variations and autoimmune response in type 1 diabetes with 5-year NIH grant

Published: Jun 23rd, 2016

Story at a glance: In February, UF Diabetes Institute researchers received a $1.25 million grant from the NIH to study how specific genetic variation impacts the autoimmune disease  type 1 […]

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New CDC Reports Show Obesity Rates Continue to Climb: How Can We Make it Stop

Published: Jun 17th, 2016

University of Florida obesity and nutrition researcher Dr. Michelle Cardel explores the CDC’s new obesity reports and what we can do about them.