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University of Iowa Opens New Diabetes Research Facility

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IOWA CITY, Iowa - The University of Iowa has opened a new research lab for Diabetes. University officials including President Sally Mason cut the ribbon to the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center on Friday, August 22.

The 20,000 square foot facility holds advanced research space and medical equipment. The University of Iowa says 100 researchers will work in the space to find treatments and cures for Diabetes.

The Fraternal Order of Eagles helped fund the Center.

A famous entertainer and member of the order, Tony Orlando, says diabetes has touched his own life. Orlando says his mother died from diabetes. He says hes excited to see the work this facility will do in the future,

To come here and to know that the amazing work that will be done for the future of diabetics will come right from this University. Its exciting to be part of it, said Orlando at the ribbon cutting ceremony.

The Fraternal Order of the Eagles raised $25 Million to help build the center.