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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


Type 2 Diabetes study yields discovery, new treatment options
Authors from Ohio University’s Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and the University of Virginia recently completed a study that could change the way doctors treat Type 2 diabetes.
Study examining the body’s regulation of insulin yields promising new results
Craig Nunemaker, PhD, DI Investigator publishes study findings.
Baker Fund awards $69,225 to faculty projects during spring 2016 cycle
Congratulations Calvin James, DI Investigator!
Student Expo winners announced
Congratulations Cody Wilson!
Heritage College D.O./Ph.D. students receive Endocrine Society Summer Research Fellowship
DI Students Elizabeth Jensen and Ashley Patton receive prestigious award.
OU professor leads effort in new method to forecast risk for diabetes
The same technology used by forensic investigators to capture fingerprints also can help doctors predict whether patients might be at risk for developing diabetes, a new study finds.
CHSP student leads diabetes support group from place of understanding
To be a marine — this was the only thing Charles Riley wanted to do in life. But in high school, a crushing diagnosis of type 1 diabetes changed his path forever.

Upcoming Events

Diabetes Free Clinic

Sep 13, 2016 4:00 PM
Heritage Community Clinic, Grosvenor Hall, Ground Floor - Appointment by referral required

Diabetes Research Seminar

Sep 16, 2016 3:30 PM
Grover Center W115

Cheryl Howe, PhD, Ohio University
"Where and How Much do Children Play? Novel methods of assessing their natural free-play behavior during recess"

Diabetes Research Seminar

Oct 21, 2016 3:30 PM
Grover Center W115

Lynn Ulatowski, PhD, Ursuline College
"Vitamin E in the progression of NAFLD to NASH"

National Diabetes Prevention Program
Day Camp Survey
Diabetes Registry