The KU Diabetes Institute is focused on all forms of diabetes research, including prediabetes, type 1 and type 2 diabetes; and is active in outreach and education of diabetes and its complications. The Institute maintains excellence in basic and clinical studies of autoimmunity, diabetes complications, obesity, exercise, nutrition, and parental care of children and families with diabetes. KU scientists and clinicians work to discover the intricacies of islet biology, provide new interventions to halt the progression of the disease and its complications, and inspire healthy behaviors.
Diabetes Institute research attempts to integrate fully both the needs and resources of the region through interdisciplinary endeavors serving the ultimate goal of improving the life of those who struggle with the disease.
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The Diabetes Institute supports the fundamental role of basic research, data collection, and outcomes research in order to improve the lives of people with diabetes. To learn more about resources the Institute offers, please go here.