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2020 Year in Review

The UF Diabetes Institute is pleased to present the 2020 Year in Review, which serves as a reflection of our countless achievements throughout the past year, as a global leader in diabetes research, patient care and education.

WGCU Diabetes Panel with Dr. Brittany Brugemann

WGCU Public Media hosted a panel of experts that included UF Pediatric Endocrinology Fellow Dr. Brittany Bruggeman, to discuss the diabetes epidemic and Blood Sugar Rising, a PBS documentary that puts a human face to the statistics and explores the history and science of the illness.

UFDI Medical Director Urges Pause for Reflection

Colleagues and Friends, I want to strongly encourage those able to please adhere to Dr Fuchs’ recommendations below. Our Department upholds diversity, equity, and inclusion among its core values, and we have a zero-tolerance policy for racism or any form of religious, cultural or social intolerance. We…

Jaeb Center Enrolling for T1D Exercise Study

The Jaeb Center for Health Research is enrolling participants for the Type 1 Diabetes Exercise Initiative (T1-Dexi). This is a 4-week at-home study exploring how blood sugar changes during exercise in people with type 1 diabetes. For more information about the study, visit:

Schatz Received UF COM Lifetime Achievement Award

Every year, the UF College of Medicine Faculty Council recognizes its most outstanding faculty members for their extraordinary service and accomplishments that increase the College’s national reputation in their respective areas of expertise. This year, Desmond Schatz, M.D., Interim Chair of Pediatrics and UFDI Pediatric Medical Director, was…

Walker on ADA Webinar Expert Panel

Ashby Walker, Ph.D., on ADA webinar panel about "COVID-19 and the Diabetes Care Team: Challenges and Opportunities to Help Vulnerable Populations".