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Cytokeratin-18 and enhanced liver fibrosis scores in type 1 and type 2 diabetes and effects of two different insulins

Cytokeratin-18 and enhanced liver fibrosis scores in type 1 and type 2 diabetes and effects of two different insulins

Published: March 2nd, 2018

Data on cytokeratin-18 (K-18) and enhanced liver fibrosis (ELF) score in insulin-treated diabetes patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) are limited. This study analyzed phase III data comparing basal insulin […]

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Clinical and Histologic Characterization of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis in African American Patients

Published: March 2nd, 2018

  There has been a widespread misconception among physicians that African Americans are protected from developing nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). However, a formal histologic and metabolic comparison against well-matched Caucasians has […]

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New-onset diabetes after kidney transplantation: can the risk be modified by choosing immunosuppression regimen based on pretransplant viral serology?

Published: March 2nd, 2018

This study aimed to analyze adult kidney transplant recipients (KTRs) for the risk of new-onset diabetes after transplantation (NODAT) associated with viral serologies and immunosuppression regimens [tacrolimus (Tac) + mycophenolate (MPA), […]

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ECHO Type 1 Diabetes

Published: February 7th, 2018

ECHO Type 1 Diabetes is an 18-month pilot program, which is allowing researchers at the University of Florida and Stanford University to learn more about how to improve care access […]

Sugar Stories-A Bluevember Event

Sugar Stories-A Bluevember Event

Published: October 27th, 2017

Storytelling Meetup: Sugar Stories Co-sponsored by Self Narrate and The UF Diabetes Institute Thursday, November 16 from 7:30-8:30 p.m. at The Bull Do you have a story to tell? Join […]

A Panel Discussion on Women, Diabetes, and Health Equity

A Panel Discussion on Women, Diabetes, and Health Equity

Published: October 27th, 2017

A World Diabetes Day Event Tuesday, November 14 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Harrell Medical Education Building Join us in recognizing World Diabetes Day on Tuesday, November 14, on the […]

Metabolomics Study of the Effects of Inflammation, Hypoxia, and High Glucose on Isolated Human Pancreatic Islets (Journal of Proteome Research)

Published: June 8th, 2017

The transplantation of human pancreatic islets is a therapeutic possibility for a subset of type 1 diabetic patients who experience severe hypoglycemia. Pre- and post-transplantation loss in islet viability and […]

Liver Safety of Statins in Prediabetes or T2DM and Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis: Post-hoc Analysis of a Randomized Trial (Journal of Clinical and Endocrinology Metabolism)

Published: June 8th, 2017

The purpose of this study was to perform a prospective assessment of the long-term safety of statins in patients with prediabetes/T2DM and NASH. The authors concluded that statin therapy is […]

Mary Tyler Moore (1936-2017): Diabetes Educator and Advocate (Diabetes Care)

Published: May 25th, 2017

Dr. Atkinson and Dr. Nierras wrote a beautiful piece on how Mary Tyler Moore’s courage and strength in the face of her diabetes diagnosis has inspired and lent courage to […]

Comparitive Pathogenesis of Autoimmune Diabetes in humans, NOD Mice, and Canines: Has a Valuable Animal Model of Type 1 Diabetes Been Overlooked? (Diabetes)

Published: May 25th, 2017

Despite decades of research in humans and mouse models of disease, substantial gaps remain in our understanding of pathogenic mechanisms underlying the development of type 1 diabetes. Furthermore, translation of therapies […]