Stanford Health Care Diabetes Education and Prevention Program Recognized by the ADA

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Stanford Health Care Diabetes Education and Prevention Program was recently recognized by the American Diabetes Association as a national Diabetes Education program.

The program utilizes a patient-centered comprehensive diabetes education and prevention outreach program for individuals with pre-diabetes and diabetes.  Staff members are all certified diabetes educators.  Program services include individual and group consultations that cover the critical facets of diabetes self-management including blood glucose monitoring, meal planning, physical activity guidelines, current medications, complication prevention strategies, goal setting and integration of the latest in diabetes related research, technologies and devices. 

This comprehensive program is integrated throughout the Stanford Health Care system to assure comprehensive accessibility and coordination with the individuals interdisciplinary team.

The program is integrated into  21 Bay Area Primary Care and Endocrine Clinics and three corporate partners - Yahoo, Cisco, QUALCOMM (San Diego). SHC assures the necessary staff training and materials for these sites that are compliant with the national ADA guidelines.