Diabetes Institute: Overview

Diabetes Center of Excellence

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USNWR Badge - High Performing Hospitals - Diabetes and Endocrinology, 2022-2023UF Health Shands Hospital was ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals for diabetes and endocrinology by
U.S. News & World Report.

The UF Diabetes Institute serves as the umbrella organization under which research, treatment and education are coordinated at UF and UF Health, the university’s academic health center.

Researchers and physicians affiliated with the UF Diabetes Institute are working to prevent, diagnose and treat diabetes in a wide array of areas, including immunology, genetics. UF is an international research leader in the treatment and management of type 1 diabetes.

If you are a new patient, you will need a referral to our clinics from your primary care provider. For more information, please call our main number at (352) 265-8228.

For more information, email us at uf-diabetes@ufl.edu.


UF Health Medical Plaza

1600 SW Archer Road
Gainesville, FL 32601


  • Free parking
  • Valet parking $6.00 (Available at Main Entrance)
  • Parking is free to patients at the Children's Medical Services Building on SW 16th Avenue (which is directly across from the VA hospital)