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Heartbreaking News, Sarah Katherine Wellford

It is with great sadness that the University of Florida Diabetes Institute (UFDI) announces the loss of one of our former lab members and close friends, Sarah Katherine Wellford. Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) in her teens, Sarah chose to pursue a career path…

TrialNet’s T1D Heroes Academy

Introducing TrialNet’s T1D Heroes Academy —a global alliance of type 1 diabetes (T1D) superheroes beckoned to the front lines of scientific research to benefit all humanity. These mighty and courageous heroes rise against adversity to benefit the greater good by participating in TrialNet’s free risk screening program and clinical trials.

UFDI Seminar with Kathryn M. Ross, Ph.D.

Join the UF Diabetes Institute for a seminar on November 14th from 12:00-1:00 p.m. Kathryn M. Ross., Ph.D., M.P.H., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Clinical & Health Psychology at the University of Florida. The seminar title is “Leveraging Technology to Improve Access to Behavioral Interventions for Obesity”.

UFDI Seminar with Irl Hirsch, M.D.

Join the UF Diabetes Institute for a seminar on October 07th from 12:00-1:00p.m. (Online via Zoom). Irl Hirsch, MD., is a Professor of Medicine, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition at the UW University. The title of the seminar is “How technology has improved the lives of patients with T1D”.

UFDI Seminar with Craig Malloy, MD

Join the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism and the UF Diabetes Institute for a seminar on October 12th from 4:00-5:00p.m. at Communicore C1-009 Conference Room (or online via Zoom). Craig Malloy, MD., is a Professor & Medical Director of the Advanced Imaging Research Center, Richard A. Lang Chair in…

UF Diabetes Family Fun Day – Education to Protect Tomorrow

World Diabetes Day is November 14th and this year’s theme is “Access to Diabetes Care.” The UFDI, in collaboration with UF Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and the UF Health Diabetes Education & Nutrition Program, will host the UF Diabetes Family Fun Day – Education to Protect Tomorrow. The event will…

2021 UF Diabetes Institute Year In Review

The UF Diabetes Institute is pleased to present the 2020 Year in Review, which serves as a reflection of our countless achievements throughout the past year, as a global leader in diabetes research, patient care and education.