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Victor Dugue enjoys playing music. He'd never spent a night in a hospital before his heart attack. NYM's doctors performed surgery and helped him make changes in his life. He was back to playing the organ in his church within weeks.

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Diabetes Education and Resource Center

718.246.8600 or 718.246.8603

NYM's Diabetes Education and Resource Center provides comprehensive diabetes self-management education. Education can help people with diabetes manage their health, minimize long-term complications, and feel better and more confident as they live their lives. The Center is the recipient of the prestigious American Diabetes Association Certification for its diabetes self-management program.

Diabetes Education and Resource Center

Understanding Diabetes

There are several types of diabetes. Learn more about type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes. Patients with all types of diabetes share a common goal of managing blood sugar levels as part of a healthy lifestyle.

Our Team

New York Methodist Hospital offers a multidisciplinary team of doctors, including endocrinologists, specializing in diabetes. The team also includes vascular specialists, urologists, ophthalmologists (eye doctors), podiatrists (foot doctors), and cardiologists (heart doctors). We also offer an on-site diabetes educator and nutritionist, as well as access to experts on diabetes technologies, to provide comprehensive care to manage diabetes and any other related illnesses.

Diabetes Education and Resources Available at NYM

  • At the Diabetes Education and Resource Center, we provide the general information and principles that help patients and families to maintain balance and eat healthier. Our nutritionist can also work closely with individual patients to help create healthy eating and fitness plans that will best meet that patient's specific preferences and lifestyle.
  • People with diabetes may experience challenges and a variety of emotions that can best be understood by others who have the disease. Group sessions can provide an outlet for expressing concerns and feelings and an opportunity to learn from the experiences of the group members.

View our Diabetes Education and Resource Center brochure.

  • Contact us to find out what classes are currently available. Note that a physician referral is required for all classes. To obtain a referral, print out this form, request that your physician fill it out, and bring the completed form with you to your first class.
  • Click here for information on the Diabetes Support Group and other NYM support groups.
  • Contact us to arrange individual diabetes education sessions.

Click here to email the Diabetes Education and Resource Center.

718.246.8600 or 718.246.8603

Call 718.499.CARE (718.499.2273) to find a physician affiliated with the Diabetes Education and Resource Center.

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