Dr. Peter Stacpole

UF clinical trial tests efficacy of drug to treat a rare, and often deadly childhood disease

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida researcher with a $2 million federal grant is launching the first Phase III clinical trial for treatment of a congenital disease of the […]

Congratulations Dr. Diana Barb!

Dr. Diana Barb Receives the 2017 Fall Faculty Enhancement Opportunity Award (FEO) The Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism is proud about Dr. Barb’s achievement as one of the handpicked awardees of the highly […]

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 top hospitals for diabetes and endocrinology care by U.S. News & World Report.

Dr. Kenneth Cusi

Existing diabetes drug shows effectiveness against chronic liver disease

A three-year clinical trial led by University of Florida Health researcher Kenneth Cusi, M.D.,  found that the drug pioglitazone is safe and effective in certain patients who have nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, or […]

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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Welcome

Endocrinology 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

Recent News and Announcements

Dr. Kenneth Cusi – Author Insight Video for Annals of Internal Medicine

Dr. Kenneth Cusi – Author Insight Video for Annals of Internal Medicine

Annals of Internal Medicine  Author Insight: Long-Term Pioglitazone Treatment for Patients With Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis and Prediabetes or Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Randomized, Controlled Trial In this video, Dr. Kenneth Cusi, […]

Dr. Chris Newton Excellence in Education and Diabetes Care Award

Dear friends, It has been a month since the unexpected passing of our friend and colleague Chris Newton on May 29th, 2016.  In honor of his many contributions to patients […]

DoM Excellence in Teaching Awards 2016 – Endocrinology Winners

This year the department of medicine honored a number of outstanding teachers for the 2016 DoM Excellence in Teaching Awards. Our division had two members who were honored and recognized for […]

Beloved Physician, Dr. Christopher Newton, Passes Away

  With a heavy heart, I am sharing with you the unexpected passing over this past Memorial Day weekend of our friend and colleague Dr. Christopher Newton. Chris had recently […]

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Type 1 Diabetes Patients Retain Some Ability to Produce Insulin, UF Health Researchers Find

October 13, 2017

As an autoimmune disease, Type 1 diabetes has long been thought to result from a complete immune system killing of the insulin-producing beta cells within the pancreas. Now, University of […]

Common Antibiotics Not Associated With Increased Risk of Type 1 Diabetes or Celiac Disease in Children

October 13, 2017

Common antibiotics do not increase the risk of Type 1 diabetes or celiac disease among children who have a genetic susceptibility for developing those diseases, multinational researchers, including...

Diabetic Supplies for Hurricane Harvey Victims Gathered by UF Health Researcher’s Non-profit Group

October 13, 2017

  When Hurricane Harvey swamped Southeast Texas, many people lost access to crucial medical supplies. A Gainesville nonprofit group led by a University of Florida Health diabetes researcher and...

Metabolomics Study of the Effects of Inflammation, Hypoxia, and High Glucose on Isolated Human Pancreatic Islets (Journal of Proteome Research)

June 8, 2017

The transplantation of human pancreatic islets is a therapeutic possibility for a subset of type 1 diabetic patients who experience severe hypoglycemia. Pre- and post-transplantation loss in islet...

Liver Safety of Statins in Prediabetes or T2DM and Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis: Post-hoc Analysis of a Randomized Trial (Journal of Clinical and Endocrinology Metabolism)

June 8, 2017

The purpose of this study was to perform a prospective assessment of the long-term safety of statins in patients with prediabetes/T2DM and NASH. The authors concluded that statin therapy is […]