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 Family 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.
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.
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.
Pregnancy & Diabetes
The Ueberroth Family 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.
What is your risk of developing type 2 diabetes?
Take our online health risk assessment to discover if you are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes. After taking this assessment you’ll get more information on what your next steps should be.
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 #33 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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Virtual Connections Leading the Way
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A Diabetes Success Story 75 Years in the Making
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Taking Destiny into Her Own Hands
“I got some great information, some things I still use,” she says. “I heard from other people in the classes…Read More
Sweet Success When It Comes to Managing Gestational Diabetes
“I attribute my healthy pregnancy, delivery and baby to the incredible team at Hoag. From the physicians and nurses, to…Read More
Join a Support Group
Hoag hosts support groups for people with T1D, T2D and diabetes during pregnancy.
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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Overcoming Depression and Type 2 Diabetes
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FDA Approves New Interoperable Insulin Dosing 'Controller'
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first interoperable insulin dosing “controller” software that connects enabled insulin…Read More
Hoag First in OC to Offer Long-Term Implantable Continuous Glucose Monitoring System
Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian has become the first hospital in Orange County to offer a new state-of-the art sensor technology…Read More
How Technology Removes the Pain Point from Diabetes Management
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Managing Diabetes with Trick-or-Treating
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Your 'Healthy' Yogurt Might Be Full of Sugar
If you eat a lot of sweetened yogurt in the pursuit of a healthy diet, you might want to check…Read More
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.
Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center – Newport Beach
Hoag Health Center - Newport Beach
520 Superior Avenue, Suite 150, Newport Beach, CA, USAGet Directions
Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center – Irvine (Woodbridge)
Hoag Health Center - Irvine (Woodbridge)
4870 Barranca Parkway, Suite 110, Irvine, CA, USAGet Directions
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