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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.
University of Florida Health Shands Hospital ranks among the nation’s elite in seven adult medical specialties in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 “Best Hospitals” report released today.
Doctors, workplace wellness programs and insurers are increasingly recommending fitness trackers, such as Fitbits, mobile health apps and other wearable devices as a standard intervention for improving patient and employee activity levels. But do the devices have an impact on health outcomes? A new University of Florida study suggests they may not.
University of Florida Health Shands Children’s Hospital has been nationally ranked in five medical specialties, making significant gains in three areas — pediatric cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, and diabetes/endocrinology, according to the 2019-20 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report.
It’s summertime in Gainesville, which means former Gator basketball great Corey Brewer is coming back once more to host his popular basketball camp and to help raise awareness about the need to help those battling diabetes.
Kara and the (Not So) Dire Beastie is the story of a 10-year-old girl diagnosed with type 1 diabetes who goes on an adventure that helps her learn what it means to live with diabetes and what’s involved in daily D-management. By navigating her way through a fairy…