18321 Clark St., Tarzana, CA 91356

Diabetes

Providence Tarzana Medical Center

2284.5 miles away
888-432-5464
24 hours a day, seven days a week

Diabetes

Providence Tarzana Medical Center

24 hours a day, seven days a week

Nationally recognized by the American Diabetes Association (ADA), the Diabetes Care team at Providence Tarzana Medical Center is devoted to helping patients of all ages address their diabetic 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.

With access to the most current information regarding diabetes care and endocrine health, our diabetes experts provide education to patients and their families about all aspects of diabetes care, including:

  • Nutrition and meal planning
  • Benefits of Exercise
  • Medication instruction - oral and insulin
  • Lifestyle adjustments
  • Blood glucose level testing
  • Foot care
  • Coping with the stress of diabetes
  • Preventative education for patients with pre-diabetes

Diabetes Support Group

Come meet with a support group to share your experiences, feelings and thought about diabetes. This group is facilitated by educators of Providence Tarzana and will help people with diabetes and their families:

  • Increase their understanding of diabetes
  • Recognize and remove "road blocks" that prevent better control
  • Provide skills to cope with every day life

Time: Fourth Monday of each month, 6 - 7 p.m.
Location: Providence Tarzana Medical Center, North Conference Room 3. Free of charge.

Valley Pumpers Diabetes Support Group

This support group is for all those who are using an insulin pump or who are interested in insulin pump therapy. This group shares knowledge, experiences and concerns at a very practical level. Strength and hope are gained from sharing stories and learning from one another.

Time: Last Thursday of each month, 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Providence Tarzana Medical Center, North Conference Room 3. Free of charge.

The incidence of pediatric diabetes is a growing concern in the United States, and our community is no different. Providence Tarzana Medical Center provides pediatric diabetic education for our young inpatients and their families.

Dr. Norman Lavin, MD on juvenile diabetes