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A Passion to Defeat Diabetes

Published: Jul 10th, 2014

As a long-time diabetes advocate, Janet Silverstein, M.D., has been traveling to Camp Winona in the Ocala National Forest to serve as medical director for the Florida Camp for Children and Youth with Diabetes since 1979.


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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New Guidelines for Type 2 Diabetes in Children and Adolescents

Published: Feb 13th, 2013

For the first time in its history, the American Academy of Pediatrics has issued guidelines for the management of type 2 diabetes in children and teenagers ages 10 to 18, which include treatments that go beyond lifestyle changes and to better help family physicians distinguish between T1D and T2D. Dr. Janet Silverstein, division chief of pediatric endocrinology at UF, was a co-author of the guidelines. Read more


Organic Food for Kids: Worth the Price?

Published: Nov 8th, 2012

In an article published on WebMD, pediatricians argue parents may be wasting their money by buying organic foods based on the belief they are more nutritious. Dr. Janet Silverstein, a Pediatrician at the University of Florida and avid Florida Diabetes Camp supporter, gives her advice as well. The American Academy of Pediatricians provides information on milk, organic produce, and meat correlating to their research.

7 Signs of Type 2 Diabetes

Published: Feb 6th, 2012

Janet Silverstein, chief of pediatric endocrinology, was quoted in a Woman’s Day story about the seven signs of type 2 diabetes.

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Doing Battle with Diabetes

Published: Oct 25th, 2011

“UF works to unlock causes and cures so kids like Matt Danner won’t be sidelined by their disease.” Florida Magazine recently featured an article highlighting the UF Diabetes Center researchers, physicians, and a special patient, Matt Danner.


Q&A on Childhood Diabetes

Published: Oct 25th, 2011

Dr. Janet Silverstein, a diabetes expert at the UF College of Medicine, is a powerful advocate for change in the war against childhood diabetes. She has a compelling reason: if type 1 diabetes continues to spread at its current rate, one in three Americans born today will get this incurable disease.

T1D Exchange Clinical Registry

Published: Feb 15th, 2011

Study Name: T1D Exchange Clinical Registry Principal Investigators: Desmond Schatz, M.D. and Janet H. Silverstein, M.D. Study Coordinator: Erica Dougherty Phone: (352) 334-0281 Email: What is the T1D exchange? This […]

TODAY Genetics Study

Published: Aug 23rd, 2010

Study Name: Treatment Options for Type 2 Diabetes in Adolescents and Youth Genetics Study Principal Investigator: Janet Silverstein, M.D. Study Coordinator: Jaimie Thomas | Eleni Sheehan Phone: (352) – 294 – 5760 What is the […]

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Pediatric Care Providers

Published: Oct 29th, 2009

Michael Haller, M.D. Dr. Haller works to develop safe and effective therapies for the prevention and reversal of T1D.  He has published over 75 manuscripts and book chapters about T1D […]