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A prolonged infection by a common virus might sometimes trigger the immune system attack on the pancreas that ultimately leads to Type 1 diabetes. The finding from The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in the Young, or TEDDY, study was recently published in the journal Nature Medicine by a team of scientists that includes a University of Florida Health researcher.
A group of UF researchers will use a new $3.3 million grant to evaluate safety, tolerability, and general response to the probiotic Lactobacillus johnsonii N6.2 in people with T1D. The scientists aim to determine if the probiotic has a positive impact on gastrointestinal health and general wellness for individuals with T1D.
Join us for a free and family-friendly health and wellness event at Depot Park on 11/17! Click the link to learn more about the event.
Join us in celebration of World Diabetes Day on the UF campus on 11/14! Click to learn about our scheduled events.
The UFDI director was awarded the 2019 Jacobæus Prize, one of the top international honors in the field of endocrinology & metabolism, for contributions to groundbreaking T1D research.
We are now accepting abstracts for our World Diabetes Day Poster Session on Nov. 14th from 9:30-11:00 am in the HPNP Reception Hall.
Ashby Walker, Ph.D., director for health equity initiatives at the UF Diabetes Institute, was named as one of Diabetes Forecast Magazine's People to Know 2019! Dr. Walker was recognized for the Directed Research in Type 1 Diabetes class she developed for University of Florida students who have a personal connection to type 1 diabetes.
A group of University of Florida researchers will use a new $5 million grant to develop a “pancreatic islet on a chip”— a platform that will allow them to more efficiently and effectively study Type 1 diabetes and potential treatments for the condition.