University of Florida doctoral candidates and research fellows will present type 1 diabetes research findings during the 30th Annual Pediatric Science Days on March 8, 2012.
A recent study of 182 type 1 diabetes patients revealed that 10% of those who had the disease for 31 to 40 years still produced C-peptide and showed intact beta-cell functioning, suggesting insulin production may continue for decades after the disease's onset.
Type 2 diabetes strikes people of all ages, and early symptoms are subtle. In fact, about one out of three people with type 2 diabetes don't know they have it. If you believe that you may be at risk for Diabetes, consider a appointment to one of our board certified endocrinologists. For an appointment today call 352-265-0139
An archive containing previous newsletters can be found online. Our weekly newsletters keep you up to date on educational seminars, camp dates, family days, information on participation in clinical research, and helpful diabetes articles.
You can listen to an interview on Diabetes Radio with Mark Atkinson, PhD, Desmond Schatz, MD, and Robert Levine, MD, or read about GRAS in the American Diabetes Association publication, Diabetes.
Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to spend the weekend with your family at beautiful Camp Crystal Lake. You will meet new friends, enjoy the outdoors, and talk with nationally recognized diabetes experts in an informal camp setting.
Join us for a meet and greet with Ryan Reed before he makes his ARCA Racing Series debut at Daytona Int’l Speedway. This event will occur on Sunday, February 12th from 12-4p.m. All proceeds benefits JDRF.
The Florida Diabetes Camp presents: Teen Weekend 2012! A weekend designed exclusively for campers in grades 6-10, Teen Weekend 2012 will feature all aspects of Harry Potter, including Quidditch, Paintball, a Live Band, Dining Experiences in Hogwarts Mess, and much more! For more information about this exciting weekend and to register your spot, simply click here. Sponsored by the Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity at UF.
Researchers: please note the abstract submission deadline is fast approaching! The submission site will close Friday, January 6, 2012, at 5:00 p.m. EST.
The UF College of Medicine’s department of medicine announced Kenneth Cusi, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.E., as chief of the division of adult endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.