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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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Type 1 Diabetes Research Update

Join us for an educational and networking event for families, faculty, advocates and clinicians in the type 1 community. November 10th- 6:00 pm UF CTRB 3rd floor conference room.

Presenter: Dr. Michael Haller, UF type 1 diabetes researcher

Discussion with Dr. Haller and Dr. Desmond Schatz to follow

Refreshments will be served- RSVPs to

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7th Annual World Diabetes Day
    Blue Circle  Photo Contest

We want to thank everyone who submitted entries in last 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! You continue to amaze and inspire us with your creativity to convey how you are an advocate for diabetes everyday.  We look forward to receiving more amazing photo submissions for this year's  contest! To enter, download the official WDD Photo Entry Form and Photo/Video Consent Release Form. Please note: all individuals pictured in photo submission must sign a release form.



About TrialNet

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

Upcoming Screening Events Call 877-343-2377 for more information


JDRF Triange Eastern Raleigh, NC One Walk

From 8:00am until 9:00am


JDRF One Walk Athens, GA

From 1:00pm until 3:00pm


JDRF One Walk Augusta, GA

From 12:00pm until 1:00pm


JDRF One Walk Ft. Myers, FL

From 8:00am until 12:00pm