November is Diabetes Awareness Month

Categories: Diabetes Education

Diabetes affects more than 30 million people across the Unites States. Approximately 1.25 million individuals have type 1, while the majority have type 2. Living with a chronic illness like diabetes can be challenging. The Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center supports physicians, patients and their families in both the clinical and non-clinical aspects of diabetes care. The Center's goal is to partner with physicians and patients to identify the best ways to meet treatment goals while supporting lifestyle and personal priorities.

The Allen Diabetes Center has continued to provide much needed care to the diabetes community throughout COVID, with the use of telehealth. The list of services include but are not limited to:

  • CGM and insulin pump training
  • Diabetes self-management, education and support (DSMES)
  • Endocrinology visits (Dr. David Ahn)
  • Gestational diabetes (GDM) education
  • Insulin teaching visits
  • Medical nutrition (Dietitian) therapy
  • Virtual support groups​ for type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes patients

Patients are encouraged to learn more about diabetes and how to take steps to manage diabetes successfully. To learn more about the Center's services please visit hoag.org/diabetes or call 949-764-8065.

​We invite the community to learn more about diabetes and how to take steps to manage their diabetes successfully. Upcoming events include: