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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


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.
AMVETS and Ohio University student researchers celebrate a heartfelt connection over diabetes
The AMVETS organization and Edison Biotechnology Institute recently celebrated the 10th anniversary of a unique collaboration that has propelled Ohio University students into the world of medical research on diabetes-related projects.
How a Community Hospital Tackles Diabetes
Jay Shubrook, DO, Clinical Division Director, assists a community hospital in the fight against diabetes.

Upcoming Events

DOSES Meeting

Sep 22, 2014 6:00 PM
Grover W135

Diabetes Outreach, Support, and Education for Students meeting, we will be tie-dying shirts for the Mid-Ohio Walk to Cure Diabetes.  Email to get involved!

Student Organization

Diabetes Free Clinic

Oct 14, 2014 2:30 PM
Heritage Community Clinic, Grosvenor Hall, Ground Floor

Diabetes Free Clinic

Diabetes Research Seminar

Oct 17, 2014 3:30 PM
Grover E304

Dr.David Buchner will discuss the genetics of obesity

Diabetes Certificate