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Hungry parents may feed their kids more, UF study finds

Published: August 29th, 2016

Reposted from UF Office of Research, Written by Jill Pease “The hungrier parents are at mealtimes, a new study shows, the more they may feed their young children, which could […]

Stopping a dangerous liver disease

Published: August 29th, 2016

The Medical Crisis Without A Headline

Published: August 18th, 2016

Safe at School Workshop to be hosted at University of Florida on Sunday, Aug. 21

Published: August 15th, 2016

The American Diabetes Association is hosting a Safe at School workshop for parents of children with diabetes, at the University of Florida on Sunday, August 21. Parents will learn about […]

UF Diabetes Institute to donate glucometers for HealthStreet Community Health Workers

Published: August 9th, 2016

Normal Weight May Not Protect Against Diabetes

Published: August 1st, 2016

Repost from: U.S. News written by Serena Gordon. Type 2 diabetes has long been considered a disease of the overweight and obese, but a new study challenges that notion. It […]

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 […]

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

Published: July 11th, 2016

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 […]