Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Center for Diabetes and Metabolism

Basic Science

Interdisciplinary groups of Northwestern scientists are new treatment possibilities for diabetes, obesity and metabolic disorders. The prevalence of obesity, often caused by metabolic disorders, in the United States is resulting in skyrocketing healthcare costs.  Because of its effects on the body and the host of diseases that are associated with obesity, including diabetes, it threatens to lower the life expectancy of our next generation. Our center members’ investigate this broad area of research from multiple angles, including:

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