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The Kovler Diabetes Center plays an important role on part of the University of Chicago’s Committee on Molecular Metabolism and Nutrition (CMMN). The CMMN offers the Molecular Metabolism Training Program, a dynamic and interactive graduate program focused on cutting-edge research related to metabolism and disease....

Monogenic diabetes is a rare form of diabetes caused by genetic mutation. Between 1 and 3 percent of people with diabetes have monogenic diabetes. More than 20 genes have been linked to monogenic diabetes, and a mutation in any single one of these identified genes...

The Kovler Diabetes Center came to fruition through a generous gift from the Kovler family, championed by Jonathan and Sally Kovler. During the past three decades, the Kovlers have been important supporters and partners in advancing the breakthrough work of the UChicago Medicine’s (UCM) internationally...

Diabetes Education Classes For now, due to COVID-19, we are not offering diabetes classes.  Please talk to your healthcare provider to receive a referral for a one on one virtual visit with an educator. In the mean time, here are some additional education links that...

Monogenic diabetes is significantly less common than type 1 or type 2 diabetes, representing about 1 to 3 percent of all diabetes cases. It is caused by a mutation (error) in any one of more than 20 different genes. Some forms appear in children under...

Research Manager Lisa manages Kovler’s diabetes and genetics program, which includes several studies focusing on individuals and families with monogenic diabetes. She has worked on the diabetes and genetics team since 2015. She is passionate about all aspects of diabetes care and has past experiences...