"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.
Anastasia Albanese-O’Neill, R.N., a consultant for the UF Diabetes Center of Excellence, spoke about the importance of National Institutes of Health-funded diabetes research and its effects on patients and families at a congressional briefing in Washington D.C.
A cure for Type 1 diabetes has been the holy grail for researchers worldwide since the first clinical trials seeking to cure the disease began some three decades ago. But despite many advances, the target still seems just out of reach.
As part of a research study, researchers at the University of South Florida are offering adults with type 2 diabetes a free online program that will teach you ways that may help to manage your stress and improve your mood.
"Camp makes a huge difference," said Silverstein, the camp's longtime medical director. "Each child thinks he or she is the only person in the world struggling with the disease. Then there's a whole cabin full of kids who also have to take insulin injections and check their blood glucose levels and have to worry about low blood glucose with exercise."