About the Diabetes Unit
What is Diabetes?
MGH Diabetes Timelines
About the Diabetes Center
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Diabetes Treatment Center
Clinical Research Center
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Program to Cure Diabetes
Type 1 Research
Type 2 Research
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  Diabetes Self Management Education Program
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The Diabetes Unit at Mass General Hospital is one of the largest and oldest clinical and academic centers dedicated to the treatment and investigation of diabetes and its complications.

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

The unit has a long history of developing and applying effective new treatments of diabetes including:

  • pancreas and islet transplantation for type 1 diabetes
  • the development of implantable insulin pumps
  • new methods for teaching control of the disease and its complications
  • innovative methods to treat the disease and preventing long-term complications.
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