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Howard University Hospital Diabetes Self-Management Program

Howard University Hospital Diabetes Self-Management Program

American Diabetes Association recognized program for meeting the national standards for diabetes education

The program is taught by a registered dietitian and registered nurse who are Certified Diabetes Educators. Patients will enhance their knowledge on proper food selection and improved diabetes self-management skills Patients of all ages with either type 1, type 2 or gestational diabetes may be referred. Group diabetes education classes are held once a month from Tuesday - Thursday from 9 am to 12 pm. Individual diabetes education and medical nutrition therapy for diabetes are held Monday - Thursday from 9 am - 4pm. Referrals are required from a healthcare provider. Most insurances are accepted and cover the cost of this service. Please call to make an appointment.

Howard UniverisityHospital
2041 Georgia Ave., NW
Washington , DC 20060
(202) 865-3350
Resource Area: local
Updated: 10/04/2017  [ 206 ] 

Diabetes Treatment Center

Diabetes Treatment Center

Diabetes Treatment Center

In addition to consultative service, the Division has weekly clinics and office hours which provide specialized care for patients with endocrine disorders, such as diabetes, thyroid, adrenal, metabolic bone, calcium, lipid, pituitary, reproductive and growth. In addition, the Division has an American Diabetes Association recognized diabetes education program taught by certified diabetes educators for patients requiring diabetes self-management skills.

Howard University Hospital
2041 Georgia Avenue, NW, Suite 5000
Washington, DC 20060
(202) 865-3290
Resource Area: local
Updated: 10/03/2017  [ 2440 ] 

MedStar Diabetes Institute

MedStar Diabetes Institute

Diabetes Institute

Offers diabetes clinical care, provides diabetes education & self management, and conducts diabetes research. Also provides access to support groups. The opportunity to participate in a clinical trial can occur at any MedStar Health facility depending on the current trials that are open to enrollment at each site.

MedStar Health, Washington Hospital Center
110 Irving Street, NW, Room 4114
Washington, DC 20010
(202) 877-0333
Resource Area: local
Updated: 10/03/2017  [ 2442 ] 

Pre-Diabetes Program

Pre-Diabetes Program

A program designed for those diagnosed with pre-diabetes who would like to work toward preventing diabetes.

Three months of four nutrition classes and personalized exercise. The nutrition classes are presented by Registered Dietitians and are held at ThedaCare facilities. The participant also has the opportunity to attend the YMCA of Fox Cities for a variety of exercise options (classes, personalized fitness program, swimming, trails, etc.) throughout these three months.

Cost: nutrition classes are $26 per couple; YMCA grants and scholarships are available.

Diagnosis of pre-diabetes required: Fasting glucose 100-125 or oral glucose tolerance test 140-199; or A1C 6-6.4%.

Locations Vary: Appleton Medical Center on Mondays 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.; Wednesdays 1:30-2:30 p.m.
ThedaClark Hospital on Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Doctor referral required. Fax referral to Appleton Medical Center 920-831-5093 or 920-729-2921 to Theda Clark Medical Center.

Call 920-738-6521 to schedule an appointment at Appleton Medical Center or 920-729-3363 to scheduled an appointment at Theda Clark Medical Center.

ThedaCare and the YMCA Pre-Diabetes Program
1818 North Meade Street
Appleton, WI 54911
(920) 830-5981
Resource Area: local
Updated: 08/09/2012  [ 3483 ] 

YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee

YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee

At the Y, we work to strengthen the foundation of communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.

We know how firsthand how difficult it can be to find balance in life. That's why we're here with you every day, making sure that you, your family and your community have the resources and support needed to learn, grow and thrive. With the Y you're not just a member of a facility; you're part of the cause, with a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, improving health and well-being, and giving back and supporting our neighbors.

At the Y, we know you'll find a community with an everyday mission to help you achieve a balance of spirit, mind and body. We do that by encouraging good health and fostering connections with new and old friends through sports, fun and shared interests.

We have 10 Y locations within the Metro Milwaukee Association located in the communities of Milwaukee, Brown Deer, Wauwatosa, Menomonee Falls, Cudahy, Greenfield and Port Washington.

YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee
161 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 4000
Milwaukee, WI 53203
(414) 224-9622
Resource Area: local
Updated: 02/26/2014  [ 4061 ] 

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