November 13, 2020
$7.37M grant aids creation of new diabetes research center
Through its Elizabeth Weiser Caswell Diabetes Institute, Michigan Medicine and JDRF announced a grant from JDRF of $7.37 million that will help establish the JDRF Center of Excellence at U-M.
October 21, 2020
Study identifies those at higher risk of COVID-19 hospitalization
Black patients and people with type 2 diabetes or kidney disease and living in high-population density areas are associated with higher risk for COVID-19 hospitalization, a new U-M study shows.
August 31, 2020
Those at risk for diabetes eligible for free prevention program
U-M faculty, staff and retirees with higher-than-normal blood sugar can participate in a free diabetes prevention program if enrolled in Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network health plans.
August 31, 2020
Short news items from around the University of Michigan.
June 15, 2020
$30M gift to fund Elizabeth Weiser Caswell Diabetes Institute
Regent Ron Weiser and his wife, Eileen, have committed $30 million to U-M for diabetes research and the development of life-changing diabetes therapies at Michigan Medicine, in collaboration with other schools and units.
January 22, 2018
Get a healthy start to 2018 with a prediabetes screening
MHealthy and the Benefits Office are teaming up to encourage every faculty and staff member to take a one-minute prediabetes risk test to start off a healthy 2018.
November 4, 2016
U-M, MSU, Flint partners to help students explore risk factors for diabetes
U-M will join Michigan State University and community partners in Flint to help young people and their families understand what factors put them at risk for type 2 diabetes.
July 25, 2016
Faculty, staff lose weight, boost health through diabetes prevention
More than 240 faculty, staff and their dependents have joined the Diabetes Prevention Program through U-M Premier Care to lose weight and improve their health in the past year.