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Dr. Matthew Gurka to Serve on NIH Study Section

Matthew Gurka, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Health Outcomes and Biomedical Informatics (HOBI) at UF and associate director of UF’s Institute for Child Health Policy (ICHP), was selected […]

Dr. Sarah Westen, postdoctoral fellow, PHHP department of clinical and health psychology

UF Health receives national fellowship award to improve psychological care for children with diabetes

Psychological support is crucial for helping children with Type 1 diabetes and their families manage the disease, yet there are few child psychologists with expertise in the unique aspects of […]

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Dulaglutide decreases plasma aminotransferases in people with Type 2 diabetes in a pattern consistent with liver fat reduction

Jun 15th, 2018

This study evaluated the effects of dulaglutide vs placebo on liver and glycaemic/metabolic measurements in a population with Type 2 diabetes and in a subgroup with non-alcoholic fatty liver/non-alcoholic steatohepatitis.Once-weekly […]

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Immature Dendritic Cell Therapy Confers Durable Immune Modulation in an Antigen-Dependent and Antigen-Independent Manner in Nonobese Diabetic Mice.

May 8th, 2018

Dendritic cell (DC) immunotherapy has been effective for prevention of type 1 diabetes (T1D) in NOD mice but fails to protect if initiated after active autoimmunity. As autoreactivity expands inter- and […]

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Informational value of percent body fat with body mass index for the risk of abnormal blood glucose: a nationally representative cross-sectional study.

May 7th, 2018

To examine the value of percent body fat (%BF) with body mass index (BMI) to assess the risk of abnormal blood glucose (ABG) among US adults who are normal weight […]

UF Diabetes Institute: “What If”

ECHO Type 1 Diabetes

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ECHO Type 1 Diabetes is an 18-month pilot program, which is allowing researchers at the University of Florida and Stanford University to learn more about how to improve care access for underserved adult and pediatric communities living with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D).

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