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The Diabetes Center at UCSF: A One-Stop, Central Resource for Your Diabetes Needs

Whether you are newly diagnosed and seeking basic information about diabetes and how to manage it, want to make an appointment with one of the nation’s leading endocrinologists, or are interested in learning more about our trailblazing diabetes research and available clinical trials, you have come to the right place. Our team in the Diabetes Center at UCSF is internationally renowned for our excellent patient care, cutting-edge science, and lifesaving patient education.

But don’t just take our word for it.

  • According to the 2015-2016 America’s Best Hospitals survey conducted by U.S. News & World Report, UCSF is ranked among the top 5 medical centers in the nation for diabetes care.
  • We are one of only 16 federally recognized Diabetes Research Centers (DRC) in the country. DRCs are selected for their ability to facilitate progress in research, with the goal of developing new methods to treat, prevent, and ultimately cure diabetes.
  • We are one of only 12 Nutrition and Obesity Research Centers (NORC) in the nation.
  • We regularly win awards for our Diabetes Teaching Center’s outstanding efforts to educate individuals with diabetes on all aspects of self-care. Recent accolades include a Web Health Award from the Health Information Resource Center and a MobileWebAward for “Outstanding Mobile Application.”