The University of Iowa is home to the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center, one of the nation's foremost diabetes research institutions. As Iowa's most comprehensive diabetes center, UI Hospitals and Clinics draws upon world-class experts from multiple departments to provide services ranging from diabetes prevention to treatment, from community education to cutting-edge research. Iowa's only academic medical center is an national and international resource on diabetes.
- Only center in Iowa to participate in the world's first Diabetes Control and Complication Trial, demonstrating how strict control of blood sugar reduces cardiovascular events.
- Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a High Performing Program in Diabetes and Endocrinology (2014).
- Offers REACH (Reaching Euglycemia And Comprehensive Health,) an eight-week prevention program designed to help people reach euglycemia or "normal" blood sugar and prevent or delay the onset of diabetes and complications that are associated with the disease.