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Comprehensive Diabetes Center

We're conducting cutting-edge research into the causes and mechanisms of diabetes.


Advancing diabetes research

Our 200+ faculty members from different schools and departments are dedicated to advancing the field of diabetes through cutting-edge research.

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Developing clinical treatments

In the ultimate search for a curative therapy for diabetes, our team is discovering novel diabetes treatment options along the way.

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Training the next generation of diabetes professionals

In our long-term pursuit of improving the lives of those affected by diabetes, we train undergraduate, graduate students, and postdoctoral scholars as well as clinical fellows in diabetes research and management.

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Latest News & Updates

  • UAB researchers part of GRADE study investigating glucose medications in Type 2 diabetes
    Mar 26, 2024
  • Heart Health 101: UAB expert offers top tips for heart-healthy diet
    Feb 15, 2024
  • Fran Lund, Ph.D., named an AAI Distinguished Fellow
    Feb 06, 2024
  • Type 1 diabetes: B cell-derived natural antibodies suppress autoimmune pathogenesis
    Dec 05, 2023

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