Category: Wellness

UF expert offers insights into diabetes prevention and access equity

In our latest Wellness Talk, we talked with Dr. Ashby Walker about diabetes awareness, prevention and access equity.

Join GatorCare’s Wellness Countdown

Register for GatorCare’s Wellness Countdown to participate in holistic wellness challenges throughout the month of December.

Wishing you a Happy Thanksgiving

As a reminder, the University of Florida will be observing the Thanksgiving holiday next week on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 25 and 26. We wish you safe travels if you are traveling and joy with your loved ones.

The UF Health Screen, Test & Protect and Student Health Care Center teams want to remind you if you are traveling for Thanksgiving to wear a mask, sanitize frequently and follow CDC guidance to get to and from your destinations in a safe and healthy manner. If you become ill, stay away from others, get tested and seek medical care if needed.

Do you have questions about the COVID vaccine for children?

UF Health is hosting a webinar on Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. to answer questions about the COVID-19 vaccine for children.

Lose weight while helping to further UF research

The UF Health Promotion Lab is seeking volunteers to take part in Project STAR, a research study aimed at helping people learn skills to lose weight and keep it off long-term.

Looking for new listening material? Try tuning into a UF podcast

Whether you’re going for a walk or run, stuck in traffic or just washing the dishes, podcasts can make your daily routine more fun and informative. And because here at UF we have countless experts on what seems like every topic under the sun, it’s likely no surprise that we’re also home to a number of podcasts.

If you’re looking for a new podcast to enjoy, tune into one or more of the podcasts below and be sure to let us know if we forgot any of your favorites!

Ready. Set. Ride!

Join UF Bikes in the Love to Ride Florida Challenge, which encourages people to ride more throughout the month of November.

UF Health pediatric expert gives advice on COVID-19 vaccine for kids

On Nov. 2, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention authorized use of the Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine in children who are 5 to 11 years old.

Tools to manage diabetes

To learn more about developments in delaying, modifying and preventing the progression of Type 1 diabetes, listen to Michael J. Haller, M.D., in the Finding Genius podcast.

Register for a safety and crime prevention class

Departments interested in safety and crime prevention classes for their faculty and staff are encouraged to browse the UF Police Department’s class list.

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