Overview

Overview

The Diabetes Center provides patients access to a multidisciplinary team, including endocrinologists, diabetic educators, dietitians and a nurse practitioner. The goal of the Diabetes Center is to encourage patients to receive early specialty care and education – getting them on the right track with their diabetes management before returning them to their primary care physicians for ongoing management. The Diabetes Center offers both individual and group diabetes education classes year round for patients and their families. Another convenience offered is retinal eye screenings on-site to provide screening for diabetic eye conditions.

Cleveland Clinic's Diabetes Center is located at 10685 Carnegie, Cleveland, OH 44106.

To make an appointment, call 216.444.6568.

Why Choose Us

  • Cleveland Clinic's Diabetes and Endocrinology services are ranked No. 3 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Easy access to renowned Cleveland Clinic specialists who are often times involved in diabetes care, such as cardiologists, ophthalmologists, nephrologists, and dermatologists – as well as close collaboration with primary care physicians.
  • The latest information and treatment options available for diabetes, as well as diabetes educators that can help you better manage your disease.
  • Our electronic medical record system also makes it possible for your own primary care doctor to sign up for online reports of your treatment progress at Cleveland Clinic through a service called DrConnect.
What We Treat

What We Treat

The endocrinologists and clinical team at the Diabetes Center provides diabetes management treatment to patients with Diabetes Mellitus both Type 1 and 2. The Diabetes Center offers comprehensive treatment options and services including:

  • Comprehensive Diabetes Education Classes
  • Early treatment and education for newly diagnosed diabetics
  • iPro™ 72-hour diagnostic continuous glucose monitoring evaluation
  • Insulin Pump classes and initiation
  • Training for home continuous glucose monitoring
  • Type 1 Diabetes Specialty Clinic
  • Intensive Diabetic Care for patients with Type 2 diabetes
  • Nutrition Services

Patients with difficult-to-control diabetes or high-risk patients with diabetes (i.e. diabetics who recently experienced a heart attack or underwent bypass surgery), can be treated for seamless, intensive management of their disease. The goal is to stabilize patients within six months, and return them back to their primary care providers within 12 months. Other patients can have refresher education and nutrition interventions.

Programs

Programs

Comprehensive Diabetes Self-Management Education

The Diabetes Center’s offers comprehensive diabetes self-management education to help you or your loved one succeed in managing all aspects of diabetes care. Group classes and individual visits are available, and both are taught by certified diabetes educators (CDEs). Register now to take one of the following courses close to home or work. A physician referral is required.

1. Comprehensive Diabetes Education

Class topics include eating healthfully, being physically active, monitoring blood sugars and interpreting results, taking medications safely, reducing risk of complications, and setting personal goals for managing diabetes.

2. Introduction to Insulin Pumps

This course provides education about insulin pumps, and will cover topics such as benefits of pumping, insulin pump limitations, and types of pumps and infusion sets. Attendees will get hands-on time learning about the different pumps. This class is also for those who are considering other pump options or who need to refresh their basic knowledge of pump management.

3. Weight Management Program

Offered once a month, this course teaches health eating in a group atmosphere and covers topics including: balancing diets, dining out, shopping tips, recipes and menus, weight plateaus, emotional and social eating, fiber and fit, time savers, and exercise.

4. Pre-Diabetes Education

Pre-diabetes is caused by insulin resistance. This means that your body is not using its tools correctly to manage your blood sugar. This class covers lifestyle changes are helpful in improving insulin resistance and preventing or slowing the development of diabetes.

All classes will be held subject to sufficient attendance.
To register or for more information on Diabetes Education, contact us:

Locally: 216.444.6568
Toll-free: 800.223.2273, ext. 46568
Cleveland Clinic Diabetes Center is located at 10685 Carnegie Ave. Cleveland, OH 44106

Staff

Staff