Tulane Medical Center: Diabetes Care

Tulane Medical Center: Diabetes Care

Address: 1415 Tulane Ave. New Orleans LA 70112

Cost: $0.00

The Center for Diabetes at Tulane Medical Center 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 Medical Center 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, 8:00am-4:30pm.