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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".

Keshav Motwani Awarded Goldwater Scholarship

Keshav Motwani, an undergraduate fellow in the Brusko Laboratory with the UFDI, was one of 396 students nationwide selected for the 2020 Goldwater Scholarship. The Goldwater Scholarship is the most prestigious undergraduate award in the fields of science, mathematics and engineering. It is awarded to students who demonstrate…

Webinar for T1D Parents on 4/26 with UFDI Members

JDRF Central Florida is hosting a distance learning session with Dr. Kimberly Driscoll and Dr. Sarah Westen on Apr. 26. This webinar for T1D parents is about “Coping & Staying Well During COVID with T1D”. Kimberly Driscoll, Ph.D., is the UFDI director of behavioral health research, and Sarah Westen,…