Penn State Hershey Diabetes Institute
Promoting Patient Care
The Penn State Hershey Diabetes Institute is committed to improving health through world-class patient care, research and education to prevent or successfully manage diabetes, obesity and related disorders. This portion of the PSHDI website is dedicated to helping patients with diabetes and those working toward successful weight management to locate useful resources for self-management and clinical care.
- If you are a clinician looking for medical education resources, click here.
- If you are looking for more general information about PSHDI and our community outreach activities, click here.
Bariatric surgery restores nerve cell properties altered by diet
Understanding how gastric bypass surgery changes the properties of nerve cells that help regulate the digestive system could lead to new treatments that produce the same results without surgery, according to Penn State College of Medicine scientists, who have shown how surgery restores some properties of nerve cells that tell people their stomachs are full.More...
Penn State College of Medicine awarded $1 million AMA grant
Penn State College of Medicine has been awarded a prestigious $1 million grant by the American Medical Association as part of a program aimed at transforming the way the physicians of tomorrow are trained.More...
Penn State Hershey entrepreneurs win first 'startup boot camp' awards
Dr. Joseph Sassani, ophthalmologist at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and professor of ophthalmology and pathology at Penn State College of Medicine, is the winner of The TechCelerator@Hershey’s inaugural Eight Week Boot Camp program for promising entrepreneurs.More...
Collaborative Hershey and University Park medical service trip
This spring brought the first collaborative spring break service trip for University Park undergraduates and Hershey medical students and physicians.More...