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Spring 2016

doctor and patient for web

PHHP study finds doctors aren’t diagnosing or treating most cases of prediabetes

Less than one-quarter of patients who met the criteria for prediabetes received drug or lifestyle modification treatment from their primary care physician.

Dr. Corey Simon demonstrates a TENS device to a patient.

Electrical stimulation therapy can relieve low back pain in older adults

The therapy could offer older adults with chronic pain an effective alternative to other treatments, including prescription painkillers, say UF pain researchers.

Brooke PY 2016

A seed that grew into a forest

The audiology program’s Project Yucatan celebrates 12,000 hearing screenings and hearing health care policy successes.