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Welcome to the UC San Diego Institute for Diabetes and Metabolic Health

Dedicated to developing successful approaches to the understanding, prevention and treatment of diabetes and related metabolic diseases.

Featured Interview

Dr. Alan Saltiel, Director of the Institute for Diabetes and Metabolic Health, talks about the rising incidence of obesity and the link to Type 2 diabetes. A UCSD-TV Health Matters series production.

 

About the Institute

The UC San Diego Institute for Diabetes and Metabolic Health is a networked organization devoted to integrating clinical and preclinical education, care and research for the treatment and prevention of diabetes and associated metabolic disorders.

Over 30 million Americans suffer from diabetes (including 15% of Californians), with another 90 million with pre-diabetes. The disease impacts over 25% of those 65 and older, and both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes are on the rise in every age group.

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Director's Welcome

Dr. Alan SaltielWelcome to the website for the UC San Diego Institute for Diabetes and Metabolic Health!

This initiative was kicked off in June, 2016, and is designed to integrate clinical and preclinical education, care and research for the treatment and prevention of diabetes and associated metabolic disorders.

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