Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center
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Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center
We believe every child and adult with diabetes deserves advanced, comprehensive and compassionate care.
The Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center provides a full range of services for both adults and children with diabetes. Our team includes endocrinologists, certified diabetes care & education specialists (CDCES), registered dietitians (RD), registered nurses (RN), a nurse research coordinator and a national board certified health & wellness coach. Clinical, educational and support services offered here at Hoag are designed to meet the needs of patients with diabetes and their families. Specialty programs include medical nutrition therapy, ADA accredited diabetes self-management education, The Mary & Lee Iacocca Program in Type 1 Diabetes, Herbert Program for Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes Support, Ueberroth Program for Women with Diabetes and Sweet Success Program for Pregnant Women.
The Mary & Dick 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
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
Type 2 Diabetes
The Mary & Dick 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
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
Hoag Hospital is 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.
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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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Virtual Events and Cooking Classes
Register for cooking demonstrations and community education classes to learn and be empowered to thrive with diabetes. Cooking classes include healthy recipes designed by nutritionists to help you manage your diabetes.
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.