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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


Genetic researchers make advances in the fight against diabetes, neurodegenerative diseases
Dr. Felicia Nowak isolated the gene Pre-Optic Regulatory Factor 2 (Porf-2) twenty years ago and now, researches the relationship with diabetes and other diseases.
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.

Upcoming Events

Diabetes Certificate