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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


More than a number: student life with diabetes
Article on opportunities and ongoing efforts on campus for students with diabetes and a look in to a day in the life of a college student living with diabetes.
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.
College partners go all out for Diabetes Awareness Month
Overview of the Institute's goal and events for Diabetes Awareness Month.
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

Upcoming Events

Translational Biomedical Sciences Research Seminar

Feb 9, 2015 4:00 PM
Irvine 159

"Role of Slit Tumor Suppressor Gene in Neural Crest Delamination" by Dr. Maria Elena de Bellard from California State University Northridge.

Diabetes Free Clinic

Feb 10, 2015 4:00 PM
Heritage Community Clinic, Grosvenor Hall, Ground Floor

Diabetes Free Clinic

Diabetes Certificate