Support Group

Free peer wellness groups are held on a regular basis for patients with type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes, to provide them with the opportunity to share their challenges and successes with others like themselves in a comfortable setting.


T2D Wellness Group - Now Offered in Newport Beach and Irvine

Did you know stress and anxiety can impact how you manage your diabetes? The Allen Diabetes Center offers a peer wellness group so you don’t have to face diabetes alone. This wellness group will connect you to others who understand what you are going through and give you the opportunity to share your triumphs and challenges. If you need support from a certified diabetes educator, please call to schedule a class or appointment with one of our certified diabetes educators.

Type 2 Wellness Group Flyer - 2019

Please note, this is not a diabetes education class, this is a support group for those affected by type 2 diabetes. If you are interested in diabetes educations classes please call 949-764-8065.


T1D Emerging Adult Wellness Group - Quarterly Thursdays: 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Managing the day to day demands of diabetes while also juggling the complexities surrounding young adulthood can be quite stressful. Participate in our T1D Emerging Adult group to meet others who are going through similar experiences, receive emotional support and learn ways to manage your diabetes more effectively. These peer groups will tackle a variety of important topics like stress management, enhancing relationships through better communication, mindfulness, and how to set attainable health and well-being goals. Come meet new people, share experiences, realistic tips and new tools to assist you in living a balanced life.