Diabetes Unit

The Diabetes Unit consists of the MGH Diabetes Center (Diabetes Treatment Center and Clinical Research Center) and the Diabetes Laboratory Research Program.

About UsThe Diabetes Unit has a long history of developing and applying effective new treatments of diabetes including:

  • Development of new methods for measuring long-term glucose control that guide therapy;
  • Pancreas and islet transplantation for type 1 diabetes;
  • Development of implantable insulin pumps;
  • Intensive therapies for type 1 and type 2 diabetes;
  • Discovery of new hormonal therapy for type 2 diabetes;
  • Innovative methods to treat the disease and prevent long-term complications;
  • Development of health care policy recommendations;
  • Quality improvement research.

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