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Diabetes and Dental Care

Dental hygiene is a cornerstone of diabetes management. Research faculty at the University of Florida are moving advancements in patient care forward through understanding of the important connections between diabetes and oral health.

Bus Stop: New Routes for Improving Health

Planning for communities where children can walk or bike to school could improve health and save money, according to University of Florida urban and regional planning Professor, Ruth Steiner, PhD, director of the Center for Health and the Built Environment,

A Passion to Defeat Diabetes

As a long-time diabetes advocate, Janet Silverstein, M.D., has been traveling to Camp Winona in the Ocala National Forest to serve as medical director for the Florida Camp for Children and Youth with Diabetes since 1979.

UF Researchers Named Among Top 10 International Type 1 Diabetes Experts

UF Diabetes Institute co-directors Mark Atkinson, PhD and Desmond Schatz, MD, are recognized as global leading authorities in the field of Type 1 diabetes mellitus. Together, their preeminent research contributions are shedding light on promising new therapies to treat and prevent this disease. Learn more about this outstanding achievement.

UF study: Prediabetes rates in England rise significantly

A new study led by Diabetes Institute-Affiliate Researcher Dr. Arch G. Mainous finds rates of prediabetes in England from 2003 to 2011 rose sharply and may lead to a steep increase in diabetes in coming years. The BMJ article is the journal's most-read piece for the month of June.

Combining efforts to beat Type 1 diabetes

Learn about the latest drug-delivery system developed by University of Florida researches that holds the promise for ways to treat and ultimately prevent persons from developing Type 1 Diabetes. The joint effort is bringing research closer to a cure.

Diabetic Nephropathy Study

UF Health researchers are taking part in a new study to reduce complications for individuals diagnosed with diabetic kidney disease — a condition that impacts nearly 40 percent of all patients with diabetes.

Predicting and preventing Type 1 diabetes

A new University of Florida pilot study is helping researchers better understand the trajectory of Type 1 diabetes and may one day help lead to interventions to prevent the disease.

Diagnostics. Done right.

Learn how UF Health Pathology Laboratories' Endocrine Autoantibody Laboratory can make a difference. Put our nearly 30 years of combined experience in diagnostic diabetes testing to work for you and your patients' health.

Improving the Healthcare Transition in Diabetes

A recent literature search reveals the need for more engagement to help diabetes patients navigate their way from a pediatric to adult healthcare setting, according to UF Health researchers.