Diabetes Support

Diabetes Education Center

A comprehensive educational program for non-insulin and insulin dependent persons with diabetes and their families, emphasizing knowledge of disease, treat- ment, self management, and awareness of possible complications and prevention. This program meets the American Diabetes Association’s teaching standards provid- ing diabetes self-management education with certified diabetes educators. Course includes individual nutritional counseling and small group instruction featuring lectures, demonstrations, learning activities, and written materials for self-managing. Additional classes are held monthly on various topics in diabetes. Follow-up refresher sessions are also available.

This program has received the Recognition Certification for a Quality Diabetes Education Program from the American Diabetes Association. 

Monthly courses available, day or evening.  Please call for dates/times: (516) 629-2070.

Possible insurance reimbursement; pre-registration and physician referral required.

Diabetes Club

Ongoing support and lecture series on a variety of topics pertinent to living with diabetes. 

March 21, April 25, May 23, June 20

No fee, but pre-registration is required. Call (516) 629-2070 for specific listing of topics and to reserve a space.

Location: The DeMatteis Center for Cardiac Research & Education, Fitness Center conference room