Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
The UI Health Center for Diabetes and Weight Loss is here to serve all of Chicago and understand the needs of our communities to provide personalize care for each of our patients. We offer a range of treatment options for diabetes and weight loss with the support of a committed team of physicians, certified diabetes educators, nurses, registered dietitians, insurance coordinators, psychologists, and patient navigator all dedicated to our patients to ensure the receive the best care possible.
The Center for Diabetes and Weight Loss is accredited by the American Diabetes Association, offering leading edge technologies in diabetes management, including insulin pumps and continuous glucose sensor options. Our patients have access to clinicians with expertise in diabetes care for type 1 and type 2 diabetes and gestational diabetes. For weight loss, we offer the most promising medical options and dietary consulting as well as surgical referrals to our American College of Surgeons accredited Bariatric Surgery Program when needed.
We partner with our premier subspecialties in cardiology, ophthalmology, pulmonary, and transplantation to coordinate the care of each patient. We accept most insurance plans including Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial insurance. Our insurance coordinators work with our patients and their insurance company to address and benefit coverage questions or concerns.
Our UI Health Partners in care include:
- Bariatric Surgery Program
- Nutrition and Wellness
- Islet Cell Team
- Chicago Diabetes Project
- Pediatric Endocrinology
- Community Health Outcomes Project
Our specialists are involved in the latest endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism research, providing patients with more accurate diagnoses and access to the most advanced treatment options.
No matter what stage of diabetes you are in, we offer the most advanced care. Our experienced team can help you with:
- Diabetes-associated congenital syndromes
- Diabetes mellitus type 1 and 2
- Insulin pump therapy
- Post-renal transplantation care
- Obesity and weight management
Our endocrinology clinic also provides treatment options for other types of endocrine and metabolic disorders, including:
- Adrenal insufficiency
- Congenital adrenal hyperplasia
- Pituitary tumors
- Thyroid cancer
Do you have a child with diabetes or another metabolic disorder? Visit the Children’s Hospital University of Illinois for information on Pediatric Endocrinology (ages 0 to 17).
Diabetes Wellness and Learning
Whether you want to learn about diabetes prevention or you are learning to live with the disease, UI Health offers several Diabetes Wellness classes, in both English and Spanish, to help your manage diabetes and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Classes cover everything from information on diabetes medical devices, personal data tracking, and the latest treatment options.
Outpatient Care Center (OCC)
Nutrition and Wellness Center, Suite 1C
1801 W. Taylor St.
Chicago, IL 60612
To request for an appointment or for more information, please call 312.413.3631.