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Welcome – Christopher Newton, M. D.

Christopher Alan Newton, M.D., joins us from Atlanta, Georgia where he was most recently practicing endocrinology with the Atlanta Diabetes Associates. Prior to that, he helped to establish the Inpatient […]

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Welcome – Gauri Dhir, M.D.

Gauri Dhir,M.D., comes to us from Cooper University Hospital Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism in Camden, New Jersey. Dr. Dhir held the position of Assistant Professor of Medicine at […]

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Welcome – Antonella Bianchi, M.D.

  Antonella Bianchi, M.D., is board certified in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism. She comes to the University of Florida from the Diabetes & Endocrinology Institute/Florida Hospital in Tampa where she […]


UF Health Shands Hospital Recognized for Diabetes & Endocrinology Care

We are proud to care for patients at UF Health Shands Hospital, recently ranked one of the nation’s and region’s top hospitals for diabetes & endocrinology care by U.S. News & […]

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Welcome to the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Endocrinology Fellowship Program We are proud of our Fellowship Training Program in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at Shands and the Malcom Randal VA Hospital, the major teaching […]

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Diabetes Management & Good Hospital Care

Our own Dr. Kenneth Cusi, Professor and Chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism at the University of Florida, shares his thoughts with “Endocrine Today” on diabetes management […]

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Endo Group_JSJ_IMG_3023Endocrinology is the medical specialty that studies and treats conditions of the organs that secrete hormones. Different hormones control a wide range of body functions, so an endocrinologist may be involved with a number of problems, from sexual development to osteoporosis.

The Division provides a comprehensive clinical service covering all the major fields of endocrinology on both an outpatient and an inpatient basis, including:

  •  Adrenal Disorders
  •  Pituitary Disorders
  • Diabetes and Related Complications
  • Diseases and Disorders of the Thyroid
  • Thyroid Nodules and Tumors
  • Gynecomastia
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parathyroid and Calcium Disorders

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UFDI investigators cited in two new type 1 diabetes studies

February 8, 2016

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...

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

January 25, 2016

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

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

January 25, 2016

‘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...

Navigating School With Diabetes

January 20, 2016

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.

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

January 13, 2016

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.