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UF Diabetes Institute Executive Council

Published: Jul 17th, 2014

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Bacterial interactions in the gut may influence type 1 diabetes

Published: Jul 11th, 2014

A new study co-authored by University of Florida diabetes researchers finds that bacteria in the guts of young children with type 1 diabetes are different from those of other kids. The research is helping clarify the importance of healthy gut bacteria development in early childhood and could help lead to novel prevention therapies for people at risk of developing the disease.

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UF Researchers Named Among Top 10 Experts

Published: Jun 30th, 2014

UF Diabetes Institute co-directors Mark Atkinson, PhD and Desmond Schatz, MD, were recognized for their preeminent contributions in research and treatment of Type 1 diabetes mellitus. Learn more about this outstanding achievement.

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UF Researchers Present at ADA’s 74th Scientific Sessions

Published: Jun 21st, 2014

UF and UF Health faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students submitted a record number of original research presentations for the American Diabetes Association’s 74th Scientific Sessions held June 13-17, 2014 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California. This year’s submissions represent one of the largest showcases of research emanating from UF.

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Predicting and preventing Type 1 diabetes

Published: May 3rd, 2014

A new University of Florida pilot study is helping researchers better understand the trajectory of Type 1 diabetes and may one day help lead to interventions to prevent the disease.

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Improving the Healthcare Transition in Diabetes

Published: Mar 27th, 2014

A recent literature search reveals the need for more engagement to help diabetes patients navigate their way from a pediatric to adult healthcare setting, according to UF Health researchers.

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Researchers seeking to connect type 1 diabetes and cleanliness

Published: Feb 5th, 2014

Research suggests there may be a connection between less hygienic conditions in childhood and lower rates of type 1 diabetes. Is Finland’s population the key to unlocking this mystery? Read the latest in a recent article from the Washington Post.

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UF Health Diabetes Faculty present at IDS 2013

Published: Dec 1st, 2013

Four distinguished UF Health diabetes experts will be heading ‘Down Under’ to Australia during the first week of December to highlight Type 1 diabetes (T1D) research work at the 13th International Congress of the Immunology Diabetes Society (IDS) in Lorne, Australia.

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The T1D Exchange Clinic Registry Experience

Published: Aug 27th, 2013

In a new study co-authored by UF Diabetes Faculty, researchers noted markedly different diabetes self-management techniques between children with excellent glycemic control and their poor-glycemic counterparts. This knowledge, made possible by the T1D Exchange Network, may help improve glycemic control among current and future type 1 diabetes patients.

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Patient Profile: Meet Sydney Thomas

Published: Jun 20th, 2012

The UF Diabetes Center of Excellence gives parents a crash course on taking care of a child with diabetes with doctors keeping close tabs on their patients between appointments. Meet one of our special patients, Sydney Thomas, and learn about the ways the DCOE can assist you.