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UFDI medical director recipient of prestigious JDRF George Eisenbarth Award

Desmond Schatz, M.D., Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, and Pediatric Medical Director of the University of Florida Diabetes Institute, has been selected as the recipient of the prestigious 2021 JDRF George Eisenbarth Award for Type 1 Diabetes Prevention. The award will be presented to Dr. Schatz…

DIABETES AWARENESS, PREVENTION, AND ACCESS EQUITY

In this episode of Wellness Talk, Ashby Walker, Ph.D., director for health equity initiatives at the UF Diabetes Institute, talks about diabetes awareness, prevention, and access equity. Dr. Walker’s research as a medical sociologist focuses on Type 1 Diabetes and the role that social capital plays in determining health outcomes.

The true experts – people living with diabetes!

World Diabetes Day is November 14th and this year’s theme is “Access to Diabetes Care.” Each year, the University of Florida Diabetes Institute (UFDI) celebrates “Bluevember” as a month to raise awareness about diabetes and reaffirm our commitment to improve the lives of people living with diabetes. And this year,…

Kara Goes to School

To celebrate Diabetes Awareness Month, we are sharing a new series of animated shorts about Type 1 Diabetes called Kara Goes to School. In the next 14 days we…

State of the Science

State of the Science is an interactive conversation with room for granular and lively debate focused on the most pressing issues in type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Our goal is to foster open science, interaction, and collaboration–all hallmarks of the(sugar)science mission. These virtual conversations will involve: 30 minute introduction – What’s…