Diabetes Institute

Diabetes Summit

Diabetes Summit When:  May 10, 2017, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Where:   Baker University Center Ballroom, Ohio University
              1 Park Place, Athens, Ohio 45701

What:   The Diabetes Summit will launch ground-breaking regional data covering Athens, Hocking, Meigs, Morgan, Perry, Vinton and Washington counties as well as Wood County, WV.  Participants will gain insight into the impact diabetes is having in the region, the influences the Appalachian culture on diabetes, and learn about diabetes best practices in both clinical and community settings.

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About Us

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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

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Our Scope

The unique four arm structure of the Diabetes Institute is organized to ensure maximization of resources, bench to bedside collaboration and initiative development. The four divisions - Basic and Applied Research, Academic and Professional Training, Clinical Care and Community Outreach, work in partnership creating an ideal environment to meet the mission of the Institute.



October 11, 2016
Live Healthy Appalachia (LHA) presented its fifth Appalachian Health Summit: Transforming Our Approach to Diabetes on Thursday, Oct. 20 at the Ohio University Inn and Conference Center. Read More
September 12, 2016
Ohio University employees are invited to participate in a diabetes prevention program that has been accredited by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and that National Institutes of Health research has found reduces the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by 58 percent. Read More


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