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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…

Insulins Consistent with Product Labeling

Timothy Garrett, Ph.D., associate professor of the UF Department of Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine, led a study examining the consistency and potency of insulin purchased at U.S. retail pharmacies. The researchers found that all human and analog insulins measured contained the expected quantity of active insulin. Other UF…

New Study for Parents of Children with T1D

 Does Your Child Have Type 1 Diabetes?   We Are Looking for Parents of Children with Type 1 Diabetes to Play an Important Role in Research  We are trying to understand the effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on parents of youth with Type 1 Diabetes and any associated attitudes, behaviors,…

FreeStyle Libre in Hospitals During COVID-19 Pandemic

In partnership with Insulin for Life USA, the Diabetes Disaster Response Coalition, and the American Diabetes Association, Abbott has committed to donating 25,000 FreeStyle Libre sensors and 1,000 readers to be used by non-profit hospitals in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is a result of a special FDA…

Researchers donate PPE to support colleagues

Researchers from across the University of Florida and UF Health have joined an urgent effort to collect and donate personal protective equipment, or PPE, to build upon existing stockpiles in support of clinical colleagues on the frontlines of treating COVID-19.

UFDI researcher on team studying possible T1D link

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.