Ever thought you may be at risk for diabetes but never had the time to get tested? Don’t worry, we’re giving you two chances to get it done. Diabetes screenings will be available, free and open to the public, Nov. 17 in the Shands Atrium and Nov. 18 at the Reitz Union Colonade, both between 11:00 a.m. and 2 p.m..
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.
Enter the 4th Annual World Diabetes Day Photo Contest. The contest closes November 11, 2011, and the winner will be announced November 14, 2011. Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place.
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.