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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 […]

Eleni Sheehan, ARNP, Endocrinology

Eleni Polopolus Sheehan, MA, MSN, ARNP, FNP-BC

Eleni Polopolus Sheehan comes to us from the University of Florida (UF) Diabetes Institute’s Pediatric Diabetes Research team where she was a clinical research coordinator and contributed to the success […]

Hiba Basheer, MD

Dr. Hiba Basheer

We are happy to introduce Dr. Hiba Basheer as she joins the University of Florida’s Endocrinology Fellowship program. She received her medical degree from the University of Baghdad College of […]

Ashok Srihari, MD

Dr. Ashok Srihari

The Division of Endocrinology at the University of Florida welcomes Dr. Ashok Srihari to our fellowship program. He joins us after completing residency at North Shore LIJ – Lenox Hill […]

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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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Insulitis and β-Cell Mass in the Natural History of Type 1 Diabetes

November 21, 2015

UFDI and nPOD investigators found that the presence of β-cells as well as insulitis several years after T1D diagnosis in children and young adults suggest that the chronicity of islet […]

Immune Depletion in Combination with Allogeneic Islets Permanently Restores Tolerance to Self-Antigens in Diabetic NOD Mice

November 20, 2015

UFDI researchers Amanda Posgai, Ph.D. and Mark Atkinson, Ph.D. and collaborators examine a new approach for preserving beta cell function in patients with recent onset T1D.

New funding opportunities available

November 19, 2015

From the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Aging: Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease in Older Adults (R01) “This Funding Opportunity Announcement invites applications...

Study of GABA in Healthy Volunteers: Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics

November 12, 2015

UFDI Researcher Mark Atkinson, Ph.D. and collaborators found that that GABA is rapidly absorbed and tolerated in human beings, and its endocrine effects suggest potential therapeutic benefits for...

Heroes Dash for Diabetes 5k

November 10, 2015

The Dash for Diabetes 5k will be a hero themed 5k race in which participants have the option of dressing up as their superhero of choice and running the race […]