Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children: Diabetes Care

Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children: Diabetes Care

Address: 4700 South I-10 Service Rd W. Metairie LA 70001

Cost: $0.00

The Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children is an American Diabetes Association (ADA) recognized program. It is primarily a multidisciplinary education resource offering care and counseling for pediatric and adult patients with diabetes, providing services for patients who are hospitalized as well as appointments for outpatients.

The Center for Diabetes Education approaches the treatment of each person with diabetes through aggressive and comprehensive medical management. It provides education on self-care skills, self-management, and counseling on medical nutrition therapy for adult and pediatric patients and their families. Individual patients are assessed and given instruction according to the American Diabetes Association’s Standards for Recognized Quality Self-Management Education programs.

Inpatients and outpatients are seen by appointment with a physician referral. Group classes as well as individual counseling are offered at the Tulane Center for Diabetes. The staff is also available to patients via telephonic and electronic communication. In addition, the staff gives lectures upon request to various community and local organizations.

This program is only for Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children patients and it comes at no cost for the patients. 

More information:

Call the Center for Diabetes at (504) 988-1500. They are open Monday-Friday from 8:00am-4:30pm.