José Oberholzer, MD

Finding a cure for diabetes is like running a marathon, two things that Dr. José Oberholzer knows intimately. The transplant surgeon and diabetes researcher at the University of Illinois College of Medicine is perfecting a transplant procedure that frees long-suffering patients from their dependence on insulin. He’s also run 17 marathons to raise money for a cure. Learn how many miles Dr. Oberholzer must go before he wins the race against diabetes.