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Enhancing diabetes care at Hoag

The American Diabetes Association estimates that more than 20 million Americans live with diabetes and over 40 million Americans have pre- diabetes, which can oftentimes be prevented through a healthy lifestyle combination of diet, exercise and weight management.

Offering comprehensive services for adults and children with diabetes, including physician specialty services in endocrinology, ophthalmology and podiatry, the Allen Diabetes Center at Hoag offers educational and support services designed specifically to meet the needs of patients with diabetes and their families through prevention, early detection, prompt care, education and support.

  • Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME)*: Participants learn to live successfully with diabetes, avoid complications and have a healthy life.
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy*: Nutrition education and support
  • Sweet Success Program*: Provides support and education for women who develop or have diabetes while they are pregnant. The Ueberroth Program for Women and Diabetes expands Sweet Success to provide care for more mothers, including women who speak only Spanish.
  • Pump and Insulin Management*: Certified pump trainers educate, start and help the patient manage insulin pumps. Initiation, education and management of Insulin therapy services is also available.
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring Sensor Instruction*: Training for all major continuous glucose monitoring sensors (CGMS).
  • Physician Specialty Services*: Consulting physician services in Ophthalmology, Endocrinology and Podiatry.
  • The Herbert Family Program: The Herbert Family Program focuses on meeting the unique needs of young adults ages 18-30 with type 1 diabetes.
  • Pediatric Diabetes Services: In collaboration with CHOC Children’s (CHOC) the Allen Diabetes Center offers pediatric endocrinology care, education and support services for children with diabetes and their families.

The Allen Diabetes Center is supported by philanthropy, and is committed to community outreach and programs that provide care to the underserved including seniors, children and Spanish-speaking residents.

The Mary and Dick Allen Diabetes Center is located at Hoag Health Center- Newport Beach?, at 520 Superior Avenue, Suite 150, Newport Beach, CA, 92663.

For information, please call 949-764-8065 or visit

*Physician referral is required?