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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...

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...

From toy and winter coat drives to fundraising walks and informing neighbors about flu protection, Walgreens is building upon its long-standing tradition of community engagement.  This includes crucial healthy living, diabetes prevention and treatment programs and services. To help keep the Walgreens retail network connected...

Assistant Professor of Medicine Dr. Sam is an adult endocrinologist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). She also has a clinical interest in other reproductive disorders leading to menstrual irregularity in women, type 2 diabetes and related metabolic disorders....