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Adult Care

The adult diabetes program at the University of Florida focuses on treating patients with all manifestations of diabetes, in addition to complications secondary to the disease including retinopathy, endocrine and liver disorders, as well as cardiovascular disease.

Appointments: 

Type 1 diabetes appointments || (352) 265-0139
Type 2 diabetes appointments || (352) 273-8655

Diabetes Education

UF Health physicians and educators offer multiple services and resources to help treat and educate adult patient populations about Type 2 Diabetes.

The UF Health Diabetes Education Program is four-part series which helps patients take control of Type 2 Diabetes by teaching them how to better manage the disease with the latest advances in medical care and education. Adults can be referred to the program by their primary care physician or endocrinologist and the courses are taught by certified diabetes educators and other health care professionals. For  more information, please call (352) 265-8548.

UF Health and Fitness Wellness Center trainers aim to help people achieve healthy and fit lifestyles that can last a lifetime. Whether just improving your fitness level, recovering from an injury or managing diabetes, high blood pressure or high cholesterol, UF Health Fitness and Wellness Center is there to help.

Each month, UF assistant professor of surgery, Georgios Rossidis, M.D., hosts a free event open the public to discuss the problem of obesity, treatments for severe obesity and the outcomes of surgical treatment. All potential patients must complete a seminar prior to their first consultation with a UF bariatric surgeon. Please click here for more information.

Take Charge of Your Diabetes is an 8 week Extension-based collaborative educational program targeted to persons with type 2 diabetes throughout the state. Classes are beginning soon! Contact (352)-273-3521 for more information about classes in your area.

Lipid Toxicity and Related Liver Complications

Many University of Florida Type 2 Diabetes physicians carry active appointments as research investigators. Clinicians from the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism study the links between Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) and Type 2 Diabetes. The presence of NAFLD may play a pathogenic role, or at least be a hallmark of future T2DM, and it is likely that this condition carries an inherent health risk to many patients with this disease. UF clinicians hope to screen patients  for NAFLD early enough to help prevent future T2DM onset and other complications.

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