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Surprising Physical Activity Benefits of PokémonGO

Surprising Physical Activity Benefits of PokémonGO

Published: July 20th, 2016

Ready… set… PokémonGO! Since its release date of July 6, 2016, the free downloadable app PokémonGO has taken the nation by storm. Using your smartphone, you get to transport between […]

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ICHP Faculty Awarded Pilot Grant to Develop Diabetes Mentoring Program for Youth

Published: June 27th, 2016

Reposted from the Institute for Child Health Policy. Ashby Walker and Desmond Schatz are faculty affiliated with both the UF Diabetes Institute and Institute for Child Health Policy. While low […]


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

Published: June 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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Pioglitazone Is Safe and Effective Option For Patients with Type 2 Diabetes and NASH

Published: June 22nd, 2016

Many patients with prediabetes or Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) are not diagnosed with Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), a disease that is the second cause of liver transplantation in the United […]


ADA’s Safe at School campaign making progress

Published: June 21st, 2016

In this video exclusive, Anastasia Albanese-O’Neill, PhD, ARNP, CDE, assistant professor in the College of Nursing at the University of Florida Health, discusses the American Diabetes Association’s Safe at School campaign that […]

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

Published: June 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.

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ADA President, Medicine & Science, makes fiery plea to stop diabetes

Published: June 16th, 2016

In a fiery address Sunday morning, Desmond Schatz, MD, ADA’s President, Medicine & Science, called diabetes the “epidemic of the 21st century” and urged diabetes care providers to do more […]


ADA 76th Scientific Sessions Itinerary

Published: June 3rd, 2016

  Friday, June 10th, 2016 11:45- 11:55am Presentation 3-CT-MS03  Keeping Kids with Diabetes Safe at School ANASTASIA ALBANESE-O’NEILL, Gainesville, FL  Saturday, June 11th, 2016- General Poster Session 11:30am- 1:30pm Poster Hall (Halls D-E) […]


Missing The Signs

Published: June 2nd, 2016

Originally appeared in The Post, June 2016. Written by Jill Pease. “Doctors aren’t diagnosing or treating most cases of prediabetes, UF study finds.”


A Recipe For a Healthy Community

Published: June 2nd, 2016

Originally appeared in The Post, June 2016. Written by Doug Bennett “A UF Health program helps North Florida eat well, access health care and participate in research.”