Diabetes Services in San Diego at Scripps Health

More than 30 years of clinical and research excellence in diabetes

Founded in 1981, Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute is Southern California’s leading diabetes center of excellence, committed to providing the best evidence-based diabetes screening, education and patient care in San Diego.

Our mission is to improve the quality of life for individuals with gestational, Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes through innovative educational programs, clinical expertise, leading-edge research and professional cross-disciplinary collaborations in pursuit of prevention and a cure.

Scripps dedication to diabetes care has earned Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Scripps Green Hospital recognition as San Diego’s best hospitals for diabetes and endocrinology medicine by U.S. News and World Report. Scripps Mercy Hospital was also recognized as one of the best in the nation.

How can we help you?

Scripps operates programs in patient self-management education, clinical research, community-based diabetes care, prevention, professional training and education, and basic science research.

Diabetes Care Resources

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What is Diabetes?

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Currently, more than 23.6 million people in the United States have diabetes, and up to one-third of them do not know it. Learn more about diabetes, including the three types of diabetes: gestational diabetes, type 1 and type 2 diabetes.