Clinical Care

The University of Michigan has outstanding health care professionals in many departments and divisions that provide superb care for patients with diabetes and related health problems. Please see the clinic information below if you are looking for such providers. The Elizabeth Weiser Caswell Diabetes Institute does not provide clinical care, but works with those that do to:

  • Identify unmet needs and potential synergies among providers, and design solutions to meet these.
  • Integrate cutting-edge research with clinical care for people with diabetes.
  • Support research into the causes and treatments for diabetes.

Learn more about diabetes- and metabolism-related clinical research at the University of Michigan.

Michigan Medicine strives for a patient-centered culture where patients and families are empowered to have a voice in the management and delivery of their care. The Office of Patient Experience has opportunities for you to share your experience with our faculty, staff, patients and families by becoming a Patient/Family Advisor or a Peer Mentor.

Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes (MEND) Division

The Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes (MEND) offers patients comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services and educational programs for endocrine and metabolic disorders including diabetes and podiatry. MEND provides nationally renowned education and training for physicians and faculty and conducts innovative research.

Pediatric Endocrinology

The Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism has a long-standing tradition of excellence in patient care and research in pediatric endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism, resident and fellow education and basic and clinical research training.

Nephrology Division

The Division of Nephrology is nationally and internationally recognized for its excellent clinical care and its rich and diverse education and research programs including those of diabetic kidney disease.

Neurology Department

The Department of Neurology provides outstanding care for patients with diseases of the nervous system including diabetic neuropathy, advancing understanding and treatments through research and education of the next generation of physicians and scientists in the field.

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

At the Kellogg Eye Center patients receive the most advanced and comprehensive treatments for eye conditions and diseases. Our eye care and specialty services attract patients seeking the most effective treatments in diabetes-related eye disease.

Obstetrics and Gynecology

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Michigan provides consultation, comprehensive treatment and a broad range of services for patients with normal and high-risk pregnancies, including diabetes in pregnancy, and for a broad range of gynecologic services.

Podiatry (Foot Care)

The Podiatry Clinic at Domino’s Farms provides foot care for adult patients and specializes in problems associated with the diabetic foot.

Wound Care Clinic

The Wound Care Clinic at Domino’s Farms provides outpatient diabetic wound management and treatment.

Family Weight Management Program

 The Family Weight Management Program includes members of the same household (parent and adolescent children (age 15+)) with obesity (BMI >= 32 kg/m2 with a health-related co-morbidity OR BMI>=35 OR >=27 kg/m (if Asian)) willing to commit to a 2 year intensive behavioral weight loss/maintenance program. As a member of the Family Weight Management Program (WMP), participants will join a behavioral lifestyle program that includes regular visits to both a WMP physician and the WMP registered dietitians. Participants are prescribed a low-calorie diet that includes meal replacements during the first three months. For more information or to determine your eligibility, please contact Shannon Considine at or 734-232-6483.