1st World Diabetes Day Blue Circle Photo Contest Winners

See the winners from November’s photo contest sponsored by the University of Florida’s Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes Research Program.

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The new UF Diabetes Institute brings more than 100 researchers together to battle disease. Read more.

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NBA star Corey Brewer was in Gainesville to host his 6th Back 2 Back basketball camp with 100% of proceeds benefiting diabetes programs at UF Health Shands.

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Childrens-hospital Recognized as one of the best children’s hospitals in diabetes & endocrinology

UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital has been ranked as Florida’s top children’s hospital in Diabetes and Endocrinology by U.S. News & World Report, 2015.

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Little Boy Picture Perfect

UF Health researchers use photos to understand how Type 1 diabetes affects children, meeting a critical need for research that addresses children’s perspectives.

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Schatz 2015 Medium UFDI investigators cited in two new type 1 diabetes studies

Desmond Schatz, M.D. and Bimota Nambam, Ph.D. recently released new publications. Both investigators co-authored Immune Intervention in Type 1 Diabetes, which reviews recently published immune interventional and mechanistic studies in […]

LogoText C-Myc regulation by costimulatory signals modulates the generation of CD8+ memory T cells during viral infection

UFDI Investigator Shahram Salek-Ardakani, Ph.D. and collaborators identified c-Myc as a key controller of memory CD8+ T cells from costimulatory signals.

photovoice2 Type 1 diabetes through two lenses: comparing adolescent and parental perspectives with photos

‘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 […]

NYT Navigating School With Diabetes

The New York Times recently published a feature on the challenges children with type 1 diabetes face in school- read a collection of several parents’ stories here.

Schatz 2015 Medium UFDI Investigator Desmond Schatz, M.D. announced President of Medicine & Science for the American Diabetes Association

Dr. Schatz is the Medical Director of the Diabetes Center, Professor and Associate Chairman of Pediatrics and Director of the Clinic Research Center at University of Florida.

Haller-Michael_2907_Kiewel Effect of Metformin Added to Insulin on Glycemic Control Among Overweight/Obese Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes: A Randomized Clinical Trial

UFDI Investigator Michael Haller, M.D. and collaborators found that among overweight adolescents with type 1 diabetes, the addition of metformin to insulin did not improve glycemic control after 6 months.

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