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Diabetes Awareness Month

November is Diabetes Awareness Month.
Diabetes is a debilitating disease that prevents the body from properly producing or using insulin properly. At Cleveland Clinic, our physicians, endocrinologists, diabetes specialists and educators work hand-in-hand to ensure you are on the right track to preventing or managing this disease.

Diabetes Month Calendar 2014

Download Our Calendar

Download our Free Diabetes Month Calendar to see Diabetes related events happening throughout the month of November, as well as helpful tips, tools, and resources to help you or your loved ones manage the disease.

Calendar includes:

  • Diabetes Health Fairs and events
  • Helpful facts and tips to help you manage the disease
  • An online webchat
  • Blog and news articles
  • Recipes and diet tips
  • And more!

Download our Diabetes Month Calendar

Diabetes Management Guide

Download our Free Diabetes Management Guide to receive information on diabetes, diabetes prevention, and treatment of the disease.

Diabetes Center Guide

Download our Free Diabetes Center Guide to receive information on diabetes management and treatment of the disease at Cleveland Clinic.

6th Annual Diabetes Symposium: Developing a Diabetes Game Plan

If you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes, or are interested in lowering your risk for developing diabetes, you don't want to miss this event!

Date: November 5, 2014
Time: 4:30 p.m. - 8:30 pm
Location: La Centre Conference and Banquet Facility
25777 Detroit Road
Westlake, OH 44145

For more information, please call 216.529.5312 or view the Registration page


Diabetes Health Fair

Free to attend. No registration required.

Date: November 7, 2014
Time: 1 - 4 pm
Location: South Pointe Hospital
For more information, call 216.491.7386

Diabetes Webchat: Managing Diabetes In The Real World

Have questions about diabetes? Join our free webchat with Cleveland Clinic endocrinologists Dr. Leann Olansky and Dr. Vineeth Mohan. They will be available online Wednesday, November 12 from noon to 1 p.m. to answer your questions via our secure chat system. If you can't make our chat, you may also submit your questions early and we will email you the responses provided by the physicians.

Date: Wednesday, November 12
Time: Noon to 1 pm (ET)


Diabetes Webchat: Healthy Eating with Type 2 Diabetes

There is no ‘diabetes diet’ – so what should you be eating to optimize your nutrition health when you have diabetes? Does your diabetes medication impact your eating times and food choices? Do you know how to prevent and/or treat a low blood sugar reaction if you have one? Join Certified Diabetes Educator Andrea Dunn for answers to your questions around nutrition and diabetes.

Date: November 14, 2014
Time: Noon - 1 p.m.


Diabetes Featured Experts

Marwan Hamaty, MD

Marwan Hamaty, MD, MBA, is a staff endocrinologist at Cleveland Clinic’s Endocrinology & Metabolism Institute. Dr. Hamaty is mainly interested in clinical practice and clinical research in diabetes and related conditions, in addition to prior work in basic research. His research work has appeared in several publications.

Sue Cotey and Andrea Harris, RNs

Sue Cotey, RN, CDE, and Andrea Harris, RN, CDE, are Diabetes Educators with the Lennon Diabetes Center at the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Health Center. Sue is the Program Coordinator. With a combined 25 years of experience, they have helped thousands of diabetes patients live healthier lives through better nutrition and lifestyle choices.


Additional Resources

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Call us for an Appointment

  • To find an endocrinologist or diabetes specialists for your needs, contact the Endocrinology & Metabolism Institute at 216.444.6568 (or toll-free 1.800.223.2273, ext. 46568).
  • To find a bariatric surgeon, contact the Bariatric and Metabolic Institute at 800.339.9829.

Same-day Appointments

To arrange a same-day visit, call 216.444.CARE (216.444.2273).

This information is provided by Cleveland Clinic and is not intended to replace the medical advice of your doctor or health care provider. Please consult your health care provider for advice about a specific medical condition.

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