‘Photovoice’ (photos and captions) was used in this UF study to illustrate the differences in perspective between adolescents and parents regarding living with a child with T1D. The results showcase differences in opinion regarding food-mindfulness, freedom, and more.
UF Health researchers use photos to understand how Type 1 diabetes affects children, meeting a critical need for research that addresses children’s perspectives.
In 2013, the global prevalence of diabetes was estimated at 382 million. By 2035, the number is expected to reach 592 million. The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) estimates that 8.3% of adults – 382 million people – have diabetes, and the…
UF and UF Health faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students submitted a record number of original research presentations for the American Diabetes Association’s 74th Scientific Sessions held June 13-17, 2014 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California. This year's submissions represent one of the largest showcases of research emanating from UF.
We want to thank everyone who submitted entries to the 5th Annual World Diabetes Day Photo Contest for promoting awareness of diabetes. Our combined strength is the key element which makes this campaign so special. As you browse the entries, you will see that the pictures submitted show proof of that commitment.