Bluevember Events

World Diabetes Day

Join us in recognizing World Diabetes Day on Thursday, November 14, on the University of Florida campus. All World Diabetes Day events are free and open to the public.

Glucose Screenings

Thursday, November 14 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. in the HPNP Courtyard

Poster Session

Thursday, November 14 from 9:30-11:00 a.m. in the Biomedical Sciences Building (BMS) Atrium

Breakfast will be provided beginning at 9:00 a.m.

Panel Discussion

Thursday, November 14 from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in the HPNP Auditorium

We are celebrating the research and clinical efforts of UF faculty. This multidisciplinary event will cover type 2 diabetes and type 1 diabetes-related issues.


Desmond Schatz, M.D.

Interim Chair, UF College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics; Interim Physician-in-chief, UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital; Medical Director, UF Diabetes Institute; Associate Director, UF CRC; Past President, American Diabetes Association.

Headshot of Desmond Schatz


Anastasia Albanese-O’Neill, Ph.D., APRN, CDE

Clinical Assistant Professor, Director of Diabetes Education and Clinic Operations, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, UF College of Medicine

Anastasia Albanese-O'Neill Headshot

Todd Brusko, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, UF College of Medicine

Todd Brusko

Michael Perri, Ph.D.

Dean, UF College of Public Health and Health Professions; Robert G. Frank Endowed Professor, Department of Clinical and Health Psychology

Michael Perri

Fitness Fest

Sunday, November 17 from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at Depot Park 

Join us for a wellness walk, yoga, group fitness classes, face painting, and more.

-Food provided by Mi Apa Latin Cafe
Location: Depot Park Promenade by the Hill
Starting Time: 9:00 a.m.

-Sign In/Registration-
Location: Depot Park Promenade by the Hill
Starting Time: 8:30 a.m.

– Wellness Walk-
Starting Location: Depot Park Promenade by the Hill
Kickoff Time: 9:00 a.m.

-Zumba with Yessenia from Gainesville Health & Fitness
Location: Depot Park Hill
Time: 10:15 a.m.-10:45 a.m.

-Yoga with Emily from Yoga Pod Gainesville
Location: Depot Park Hill
Time: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Please bring your own mat or towel.

This event is free and open to the public.

2019 Tour de Cure

Saturday, November 16 from 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at FIS Campus, Jacksonville

Join the UF Diabetes Institute at the American Diabetes Association’s 2019 Tour de Cure: North Florida.