The Diabetes Care team at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center is devoted to helping patients of all ages address their health needs.
Dedicated to your wellbeing
Our diabetes specialists offer a broad spectrum of inpatient and outpatient services to enhance the lives of individuals living with pre-diabetes and diabetes, including Type 1, Type 2 and gestational diabetes.
Diabetes management experts
Managing diabetes is all about knowledge, monitoring and teamwork. Our multi-disciplinary diabetes care team consists of registered nurses and registered dietitians who are certified diabetes educators, trained to better help our patients and their families manage their diabetes.
Certified by the American Diabetes Association, our diabetes experts provide education to patients and their families about all aspects of diabetes care and endocrine health. Whether you’re in need of diabetes self-management education with individual consultations or looking to join a diabetes support group, our comprehensive support services cover:
- Nutrition counseling
- Meal planning
- Benefits of exercise
- Diabetes medication instruction - oral and insulin
- Diabetes care during pregnancy
- Lifestyle adjustments
- Blood glucose management
- Foot care
- Coping with the stress of diabetes
- Preventative education for patients with pre-diabetes in order to prevent or delay diabetes
We are a California Diabetes & Pregnancy Program (Sweet Success) affiliate.
Through our outreach program, our Latino Health Promoters go into the community and provide glucose/diabetes screenings to local church communities and schools. They also teach community members how to manage their diabetes through healthy lifestyle habits and offer information about local low-cost clinics and physician offices for those who may be uninsured.