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mom-girlIf you have diabetes, then we believe the best patient care services are available through the UF Health Diabetes Institute. We are comprised of a broad team of experts who specialize in treating both manifestations of this disease. The Institute is considered one of the most respected diabetes research and patient care centers in the country, and oversees the care of approximately 1000 children and youth with diabetes from across the United States and its territories, providing comprehensive care and access to current diabetes-related technologies. 

All of our physicians, diabetes educators, nurses, and specialty providers work as a team in orchestrating your care. Through comprehensive multidisciplinary care, we are well positioned to tackle diabetes and endocrine disorders in both the inpatient and outpatient setting.

New Patients

If you are a new patient, we will first need a referral form from your primary care provider. For more information, please call our main number at (352) 265-8228 or toll free at 1-855-UF-DIABETES (483-3422).

Returning Patients

All of the information you need regarding clinic appointments should be available on our Contact Us page and in this section of the site. This includes directions to our clinics, phone numbers to call for appointments, and a list of what to bring with you when you come. If there is some information you are looking for that you can’t find here, please call us at (352) 265-8228 or toll free at 1-855-UF-DIABETES (483-3422) or email us at

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