Ever thought you may be at risk for diabetes but never had the time to get tested? Don’t worry, we’re giving you two chances to get it done. Diabetes screenings will be available, free and open to the public, Nov. 17 in the Shands Atrium and Nov. 18 at the Reitz Union Colonade, both between 11:00 a.m. and 2 p.m..
Please join us and the rest of the Gator nation as we light the tower in recognition of World Diabetes Day. The annual Tower Lighting Ceremony is set to take place Friday, Nov. 18 at Century Tower. The ceremony enforces the world’s commitment to Diabetes awareness and advocacy.
Enter the 4th Annual World Diabetes Day Photo Contest. The contest closes November 11, 2011, and the winner will be announced November 14, 2011. Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place.
"UF works to unlock causes and cures so kids like Matt Danner won’t be sidelined by their disease." Florida Magazine recently featured an article highlighting the UF Diabetes Center researchers, physicians, and a special patient, Matt Danner.
Dr. Janet Silverstein, a diabetes expert at the UF College of Medicine, is a powerful advocate for change in the war against childhood diabetes. She has a compelling reason: if type 1 diabetes continues to spread at its current rate, one in three Americans born today will get this incurable disease.
We are walking and raising funds for the American Diabetes Association's signature fundraising walk, Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes. Join our Gator team or donate to the cause. The walk is November 12th in Jacksonville, FL.
Get all the latest information on keeping your child with diabetes safe at school. View the American Diabetes Association's recorded webinar presentation, focusing on challenges facing students with diabetes, Federal and State laws, developing a 504 plan and strategies to overcome challenges, and much more!
Anastasia Albanese-O’Neill, R.N., a consultant for the UF Diabetes Center of Excellence, spoke about the importance of National Institutes of Health-funded diabetes research and its effects on patients and families at a congressional briefing in Washington D.C.
Florida Diabetes Camp is hosting weekend events for families in October (in Tampa) and for Grades K-5 in November (in Lake Worth). Sign Up Today!
A cure for Type 1 diabetes has been the holy grail for researchers worldwide since the first clinical trials seeking to cure the disease began some three decades ago. But despite many advances, the target still seems just out of reach.