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Diabetes Awareness Month Events

World Diabetes Day Blue Circle Photo Contest Winners

Below are the winners of November’s Blue Circle Photo Contest sponsored by the University of Florida’s Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes Research Program! First Place: Photo of Jenna Smith, age 7,…

Community Wellness

UF Health is committed to improving community health and creating an environment that supports education and research. Join us for an upcoming seminar to learn about new medications, potential complications, how to eat foods you like without guilt and how to manage diabetes your way. Register today.

UF Health Jacksonville: Diabetes Care Conference

Join clinicians, pharmacists, and educators to help celebrate World Diabetes Day on Friday, November 14. Learn about advancements in diabetes research, education, and patient care. Register today.

And the Winner is…

We want to thank everyone who submitted entries to the 4th Annual World Diabetes Day Photo Contest for promoting awareness of diabetes.

Florida Department of Health lights Florida Historic Capital Blue

At dusk on World Diabetes Day, the Florida Historic Capitol Museum will light up in blue, joining the Empire State Building, Sydney's Opera House, Niagara Falls, the Pyramids and over a thousand other iconic landmarks across the world in honoring the battle against diabetes.

Diabetes by the Numbers

25.8 million men, women, and children in the United States have diabetes. That is 8.3% of the American population. 79 million more Americans are currently at risk for type 2 diabetes.

Century Tower Lighting Event

Please join us and the rest of the Gator nation as we light the tower in recognition of World Diabetes Day. The annual Tower Lighting Ceremony is set to take place Friday, Nov. 18 at Century Tower. The ceremony enforces the world’s commitment to Diabetes awareness and advocacy.