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– DM2 Clinic
- 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 at the DM2 Clinic 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.
The Diabetes Center’s education program offers monthly courses to help patients with diabetes get on track to effective disease management. Monthly courses are instructed by certified diabetes educators and dietitians. Register now to take one of the following upcoming courses:
1. Comprehensive Diabetes Classes
Each monthly session consists of three different classes the patient is expected to attend which cover the following topics: healthy eating, being active, monitoring, taking medications, reducing risks, sick day, low blood sugar treatment and much more. All classes will begin at 1 p.m., and last from two - three hours.
View a listing of Diabetes Education class locations and times
2. Introduction to Insulin Pumps
This course is offered once a month to educate about insulin pumps. It will cover topics such as benefits of pumping, insulin pump limitations, and types of pumps and infusion sets. Attendees will get some hands-on time learning about the different pumps. All classes will begin at 1 p.m., and last from two - three hours.
All classes will be held subject to sufficient attendance.
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. Basic Carb Counting Classes
Offered two Fridays per month, this course can help you get your blood sugar under control and covers: carbs and blood sugar, high-carb foods, label reading, sugar-free vs. carb-free, carb targets, designing your plate, fiber and fat, time savers and exercise.
To register or for more information contact Diabetes Education
Toll-free: 800.223.2273, ext. 46568
Cleveland Clinic Diabetes Center is located at
10685 Carnegie Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44106