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Sugar Stories-A Bluevember Event

Storytelling Meetup: Sugar Stories Co-sponsored by Self Narrate and The UF Diabetes Institute Thursday, November 16 from 7:30-8:30 p.m. at The Bull Do you have a story to tell? Join the UF Diabetes Institute in partnership with Self Narrate for a storytelling event. In recognition of National Diabetes…

A Panel Discussion on Women, Diabetes, and Health Equity

A World Diabetes Day Event Tuesday, November 14 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Harrell Medical Education Building Join us in recognizing World Diabetes Day on Tuesday, November 14, on the University of Florida campus at the Harrell Medical Education Building. We are celebrating the research and extension efforts of UF…

Metabolomics Study of the Effects of Inflammation, Hypoxia, and High Glucose on Isolated Human Pancreatic Islets (Journal of Proteome Research)

The transplantation of human pancreatic islets is a therapeutic possibility for a subset of type 1 diabetic patients who experience severe hypoglycemia. Pre- and post-transplantation loss in islet viability and function, however, is a major efficacy-limiting impediment. To investigate the effects of inflammation and hypoxia, the main obstacles hampering the…

Move over mice, canines may be next in line to study diabetes

STORY AT A GLANCE Dogs develop a form of diabetes that has similarities to type 1 diabetes in humans UF investigator and clinical assistant professor in veterinary medicine Allison O’Kell, DVM, is exploring the pathogenesis of canine diabetes to study possible similarities between how the diabetes develops in dogs and…