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UFDI Research Featured at ADA 75th Scientific Sessions Meeting

Published: Jun 2nd, 2015

Members from The University of Florida Diabetes Institute recently presented their research findings at the ADA’s 75th Scientific Sessions Meeting in Boston. More than 40 UF physicians, researchers, graduate students, and faculty took part in this year’s programming. Read more.

The WISE (Weightloss Intervention Surgical Effects) Brain Study

Published: Jan 13th, 2015

Study Name: Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes: Bariatric Surgery Effects on Brain Function Study Principal Investigator: Ronald Cohen, Ph.D. | The University of Florida Institute on Aging Study Coordinator: Anne Banks, annebanks@ufl.edu Phone: 352-294-5837 What […]

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UF researcher finds connection between sitting and diabetes

Published: Jun 13th, 2014

Time spent in sedentary behaviors could affect whether some people develop Type 2 diabetes later in life. Data from the Women’s Health Initiative shows postmenopausal women who sat more than 16 hours during their waking day had the highest risk of developing diabetes. The UF analysis also found that the high risk of diabetes remained even if they otherwise exercised five days a week, 30 minutes per day. Read more.