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Overview

We offer a comprehensive diabetes management through education, support, advocacy and research.
We offer comprehensive diabetes management through education, support, advocacy and research.

The Diabetes Self-Management Educational Program at BMC aims to improve the health and quality of life for people with diabetes through disease management, education, support, advocacy, and research.

The program has been recognized by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) since 1993. The ADA endorses the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education to promote quality education for people with diabetes.

Living with diabetes can be very challenging. The outstanding interdisciplinary team of highly experienced diabetes specialists, nurse practitioners, certified diabetes educators (including nurses and dietitians), and other specialists skilled in treating the complex needs of diabetes patients share a commitment to helping you live life to the fullest.   The coordinated care approach results in an individualized plan for each patient, which may include medication, monitoring, lifestyle changes, and nutrition education. Adults with type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes that is newly diagnosed, poorly controlled, or in need of long-term monitoring and follow-up, will receive comprehensive care at BMC.  

Appointments

Call: 617.638.7470
Fax: 617.638.7449

Center for Endocrinology, Diabetes, Nutrition and Weight Management
Preston Family Building
732 Harrison Avenue, 2nd floor,
Boston, MA 02118

Refer a Patient

Call: 617.638.7470
Fax: 617.638.7449

Comprehensive Diabetes Management Individualized evaluations and interventions by a team that includes an endocrinologist/diabetes nurse practitioner, Certified Diabetes Educators including a nurse and dietitian, in conjunction with the primary care provider.

Our Comprehensive Diabetes Management Program is recommended for all patients with type 1 diabetes, and patients with type 2 diabetes with:

  • Suboptimal control on oral agents/insulin, A1c >7%
  • Insulin initiation
  • Insulin pumps
  • Diabetes with complex co-morbid conditions
  • Recent hospitalization with a lack of health care coordination
  • Labile blood sugar patterns
  • Hypoglycemic unawareness, frequent or severe hypoglycemiaore intensified diabetes treatment and/ or management needs

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