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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


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.
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

Diabetes Awareness Month Kick-Off Event

Nov 1, 2014 9:00 AM
O'Bleness Hospital Parking Lot

Join us for for free health screenings, cooking demos, fitness classes, and contests and inflatables for kids!

November Events

Diabetes Free Clinic

Nov 4, 2014 2:30 PM
Heritage Community Clinic, Grosvenor Hall, Ground Floor

Diabetes Free Clinic

Diabetes Research Seminar

Nov 14, 2014 3:30 PM
Grover W115

Sonia Najjar will present "Metabolic Syndrome: Past, Present, and Future."

Diabetes Certificate

Diabetes Awareness Month