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UF Health diabetes expert elected president of American Diabetes Association

Desmond Schatz, M.D., medical director of the UF Health Diabetes Center of Excellence elected new president of the American Diabetes Association. Read More…


TrialNet Opens New Prevention Study

In this study, UF researchers will test a drug called Abatacept in persons determined to be at risk, but not yet diagnosed, to see if it can help delay or prevent the onset of type 1 diabetes.


A Family Perspective- Oral Insulin Prevention Study

TrialNet is now testing oral insulin to see if it can help to delay or prevent type 1 diabetes. Learn more about how family members can get involved and reasons to participate in the hopes of finding a cure.

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World Diabetes Day Photo Contest

Congratulations to our winners of the 6th Annual World Diabetes Day
'Blue Circle' Photo Contest!

Photo Contest Winners1ST PLACE – ZANE CAPAZZI



We want to thank everyone who submitted entries in this year's contest for promoting diabetes awareness. This campaign continues to garner worldwide attention from the international diabetes community and we received entries from far-and-beyond this year! You continue to amaze and inspire us with your creativity to convey how you are an advocate for diabetes everyday. All of the entry photos have been placed into a collage and featured on our Facebook page! We look forward to receiving more amazing photo submissions during next November's contest!  See you then!

About TrialNet

University of Florida Type 1 Diabetes Researcher and JDRF Research Summit presenter Dr. Desmond Schatz discusses the importance of screening.

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