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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.

July 10, 2012

Published: Jul 12th, 2012

UF Welcomes Dr. Patrick Concannon Patrick J. Concannon, Ph.D., will serve as the next Director of the University of Florida Genetics Institute. Previously, Dr. Concannon served as Professor of Biochemistry and […]

A Passion to Defeat Diabetes

Published: Jul 10th, 2012

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.

June 7, 2012

Published: Jun 27th, 2012

UF Researchers Present Findings at American Diabetes Association Meeting The American Diabetes Association’s 72nd Annual Scientific Sessions will commence tomorrow, June 8, 2012, in Philadelphia, PA. The following is a comprehensive […]

UF Abstracts at the ADA’s 72nd Scientific Sessions

UF Abstracts at the ADA’s 72nd Scientific Sessions

Published: May 5th, 2012

Mark your calendars now for the 72nd Scientific Sessions, June 8-12, 2012. The meeting will be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. If you are involved in diabetes research or the delivery of diabetes care and services–don’t miss this chance to join your colleagues at the world’s largest and most prestigious diabetes meeting.

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.

Type 1 Diabetes Exchange

Published: Feb 15th, 2011

Study Name: T1D Exchange 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 study is […]