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CDN Virtual Meeting on 06/25

Join the College Diabetes Network for a virtual zoom meeting on June 25, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Zoom meeting ID: https://ufl.zoom.us/j/95649129692…

Personal Reflections on the Notion of “Outcomes”

– An Interview with David Panzirer, Trustee, The Helmsley Charitable Trust – Over the last 13 years, the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust has become one of the world’s largest financial supporters of type 1 diabetes research and care, at a global level.  David Panzirer, a Trustee and…

UFDI Medical Director Urges Pause for Reflection

Colleagues and Friends, I want to strongly encourage those able to please adhere to Dr Fuchs’ recommendations below. Our Department upholds diversity, equity, and inclusion among its core values, and we have a zero-tolerance policy for racism or any form of religious, cultural or social intolerance. We…

Jaeb Center Enrolling for T1D Exercise Study

The Jaeb Center for Health Research is enrolling participants for the Type 1 Diabetes Exercise Initiative (T1-Dexi). This is a 4-week at-home study exploring how blood sugar changes during exercise in people with type 1 diabetes. For more information about the study, visit: https://www.jaeb.org/t1dexi.

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,…

Walker on ADA Webinar Expert Panel

Ashby Walker, Ph.D., on ADA webinar panel about "COVID-19 and the Diabetes Care Team: Challenges and Opportunities to Help Vulnerable Populations".