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World Diabetes Day and the USF Diabetes and Endocrinology Center

Nov. 14th we celebrate World Diabetes Day, recognized around the globe to bring awareness to diabetes.

Click here to view Dr. Henry Rodriguez video and learn more about how the USF Diabetes and Endocrinology Center is making a difference for those living with diabetes.

Get to know the USF Diabetes and Endocrinology Center

In collaboration with Tampa General Hospital, our Diabetes and Endocrinology specialists have been ranked #1 in Florida and #28 in the United States by US News & World Report Best Hospital Rankings.

We are this region’s epicenter for diabetes and endocrinology treatment, research, and education – offering a multidisciplinary team of providers who are specially trained to diagnose, treat, and engage with patients and their families to manage complex diabetes and endocrine disorders.

The USF Diabetes and Endocrinology Center, as part of USF Health and Tampa General Hospital, is this region’s only academic medical center, provides a level of expertise that is unmatched in the Tampa Bay area. Our clinical team includes three pediatric and three adult board-certified endocrinologists, two adult endocrine nurse practitioners, a clinical social worker, and two registered dietitians as well as three diabetes educators specializing in diabetes technology training; working with a clinical support team to meet the needs of our patients. In addition to our multidisciplinary diabetes program, our providers care for a full spectrum of hormone-related conditions including bone and calcium, thyroid, growth, adrenal, pubertal, menopausal, and transgender concerns that may lead to, short stature, early or late puberty, atypical sexual development. pituitary disease, polycystic ovarian syndrome and infertility, and adrenal disorders

In addition, our center is recognized worldwide as a premier research center for diabetes. Our commitment to research is evidenced by our recognition as global leader in diabetes research.

Our Center is funded by the National Institutes of Health as one of 20 Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet Clinical Centers worldwide. We collaborate with academic and industry partners to advance therapies and technologies to better enable patients to manage their disease and to ultimately prevent and cure diabetes and related endocrine disorders.