Message from the Chief

Ralph A. DeFronzo, M.D. explains the mission and vision of the Division of Diabetes, rated as the #1 center for diabetes research in the U.S. (2014).

Our Research

Our team conducts clinical research through a network of partnerships with the South Texas Veterans Health Care System and the Texas Diabetes Institute.

Our Patient Care

The Texas Diabetes Institute is the largest clinical center in the world devoted primarily to the care of people with Type 2 Diabetes.