Mary and Dick Allen Diabetes Center
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Welcome to the Mary and Dick Allen Diabetes Center
The Allen Diabetes Center provides services for both adults and children with diabetes and offers clinical, educational and support services designed to meet the needs of patients with diabetes and their families. Specialty programs include medical nutrition therapy, ADA accredited diabetes self-management education, Mary and Lee Iacocca Program in Type 1 Diabetes, and “Sweet Success” for pregnant women with diabetes. Our team includes endocrinologists, registered dietitians (RD), diabetes education specialists (CDCES), and registered nurses (RN), among others.
Register for events like cooking demonstrations and community education classes to learn and be empowered to thrive with diabetes.Read More
Type 1 Diabetes
The Mary and Lee Iacocca Program in Type 1 Diabetes focuses on meeting the unique needs of all people living with T1D. Whether it's the Herbert Program for Young Adults with T1D, pregnancy counseling, or support groups for people of all ages, our goal is to help patients and their supporters navigate the financial, psychological, social and medical aspects of type 1 diabetes.Read More
Pregnancy & Diabetes
The Ueberroth Program for Women with Diabetes at the Allen Diabetes Center dramatically enhances the continuity of care available to women in the community. Our team guides and educates pregnant mothers who are newly diagnosed with gestational diabetes or have previously had diabetes.Read More
Type 2 Diabetes
The Allen Diabetes Center offers one of the largest diabetes education programs in Southern California. The Center’s team is comprised of diabetes educators, nurses, dietitians, a pharmacist, a physician, and a health and wellness coach.Read More
The Allen Diabetes Center, in collaboration with the Advanced Primary Care Initiative, offers a Healthy Lifestyle Program. This program is based on the CDC's Diabetes Prevention Program and is team-centered, integrating personalized nutrition, exercise and behavioral change plans for people with pre-diabetes.Read More
Gain hope and insight as you read the personal accounts from people who’ve been on a journey similar to yours. Perhaps you’ll have a story of your own that will one day inspire others.
James Tillman couldn’t understand why his throat was so incredibly dry. Even after guzzling three 32-ounce bottles of water and…Read More
Nationally Recognized for Diabetes Care
U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals rankings are out, and Hoag is proud to be the highest-ranked Orange County hospital for Diabetes & Endocrinology and #22 in the Nation. This highly regarded recognition is made possible by Hoag’s team of endocrinologists, registered nurses, pharmacists, allied health professionals, registered dietitians, educators, and health and wellness coaches. Our diabetes experts serve on national committees and are involved in pioneering clinical trials, which make Hoag a respected diabetes prevention and treatment innovator.
Innovations and Updates Happening at Hoag
See how Hoag is making progress in the diabetes field with the latest technology. Our resource center offers diabetes news, innovations, updates, and diet tips.
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Some have a misconception that dining with diabetes means bland, boring and overly restrictive. It doesn't have to be so.…Read More
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first interoperable insulin dosing “controller” software that connects enabled insulin…Read More
Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian has become the first hospital in Orange County to offer a new state-of-the art sensor technology…Read More
There is a wealth of information about your health circulating in your blood. For people with diabetes, accessing that information…Read More
We are here for you
Everyone needs help at different times in life, so don’t hesitate to reach out to your care team at Hoag. We’ll help find fast answers to your questions before, during, and after your treatment.