Our certified diabetes educators help you learn how to take control of your diabetes through a variety of programs, at locations throughout San Diego County (PDF, 241 KB). All of our programs are recognized by the American Diabetes Association. All education appointments and classes require a physician order (PDF, 33 KB) and are subject to insurance authorization.
Find out how to register.
The Scripps Whittier Diabetes Program provides people with diabetes the knowledge and tools they need to make the best day-to-day decisions about their health and well-being.
Programs and services include:
- Individual appointments for people with diabetes and gestational diabetes
- Certified Diabetes Educators provide information on self-management skills and home blood glucose monitoring. Education on associated cardiovascular risk factors and other complications is included.
- Group classes for Type 1 diabetes and Type 2 diabetes
- Nurses, dietitians and diabetes health care providers share their expertise and address topics related to managing diabetes. Individual questions are answered in an open discussion format. Program includes four core classes and one follow-up.
- Individualized training for insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring.
- Certified Diabetes Educators provides training on how to start using, and live with, insulin pumps or continuous glucose monitors.
- Nutritional counseling, meal planning and exercise strategies for weight management
- Registered Dietitians offer patients, physicians and the general public a variety of medical, nutrition therapy services for the treatment/prevention of disease. Personal meal management, education and support are also provided to promote wellness.
- Support groups to maintain control
For more information about our patient programs, call 858-626-5672, or find out how to register.