Reposted from UF Office of Research, Written by Jill Pease “The hungrier parents are at mealtimes, a new study shows, the more they may feed their young children, which could have implications for childhood obesity…”…
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In this video exclusive, Anastasia Albanese-O’Neill, PhD, ARNP, CDE, assistant professor in the College of Nursing at the University of Florida Health, discusses the American Diabetes Association’s Safe at School campaign that began in 2004 to ensure that all children with type 1 diabetes are medically safe at school.
UFDI investigators and collaborators found that thyroid hormone may play a role in the regulation of hepatic steatosis and support the notion that hypothyroidism may be associated with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in patients with type 2 diabetes.
UF Investigators Colette Meehan, M.D., Janet Silverstein, M.D. examined treatment options available for youth with type 2 diabetes.
UFDI Investigator Desmond Schatz, M.D. and collaborators found that the diagnosis of T1D in children and adolescents tends to be earlier if one parent a type 1 diabetic.
UF investigators and collaborators found that rare deleterious variants in PTPN22 exist and can affect T1D risk.
UFDI Investigator Desmond Schatz, M.D. and other researchers found that vitamin D insufficiency is present in a substantial proportion of youth with diabetes, particularly minorities, but the prevalence appears similar to that in youth without diabetes.
UFDI Investigator Michael Haller, M.D. and other researchers found that among overweight adolescents with type 1 diabetes, the addition of metformin to insulin did not improve glycemic control after 6 months.
UFDI and nPOD investigators found that the presence of β-cells as well as insulitis several years after T1D diagnosis in children and young adults suggest that the chronicity of islet autoimmunity extends well into the post-diagnosis period.