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A Diabetes-Free Society

Welcome to The Diabetes Institute at Ohio University

Who We Are: A collaborative group of research scientists, clinicians, educators, health administrators and students with a common interest in diabetes.

Our Mission: To improve the quality of life for those affected by diabetes and related diseases through innovative basic and translational research, progressive clinical care, education and community outreach.

Our Vision:  A Diabetes-Free Society


Drug developed at the Heritage College offers potential hope for patients with type 2 diabetes
DI Investigators McCall and Schwartz have developed a drug that shows promise in halting the onset of obesity-related type 2 diabetes.
Diabetes Institute wins grant award to start regional health registry
Grant to create a diabetes health registry on diabetes patients from southeastern Ohio and nearby states.
Help Control Diabetes With Technology
A story on the November Diabetes Institute symposium by Dr.Schwartz on using technology to better control diabetes
Interprofessional Education Symposium highlights growing Ohio University collaborations on health education
The Diabetes Institute is the result of interprofessional collaboration between Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and the College of Health Sciences and Professions.
Meet the May 2014 Classified Employee of the Month
A Q&A with the Classified Employee of the Month, Jody Van Bibber
Zanesville professor contributes to diabetes research resource
DI Affiliate Mawadda Al-Naeeli published the article, Erythropoietin [EPO] signaling: A novel regulator of white adipose tissue inflammation during diet-induced obesity
National Diabetes Prevention Program starts in September
This year-long lifestyle intervention program is proven to reduce the onset of diabetes and is offered by OHIO’s UMA Diabetes Endocrine Center.

Upcoming Events

Diabetes Research Seminar

Dec 19, 2014 3:30 PM
Konneker Research Center Rm 100

Jay Shubrook, DO, FACOFP, FAAFP
"Step Down Therapy in Type 2 Diabetes"

Diabetes Certificate