Diabetes Center at Deborah

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Joslin Diabetes CenterDeborah’s Diabetes Team provides state-of-the-art diabetes treatment and education. The team includes specially trained physicians, nurses, dietitians and others who work directly with the person with diabetes and their family to achieve the best outcomes. Each patient receives individualized care, starting with an initial assessment and treatment plan.

The Medical Director oversees the clinical practice at the Center, evaluates and diagnoses types of diabetes, chooses appropriate therapy and coordinates all aspects of care with members of the Diabetes team.

Education is essential to successful management of diabetes. Certified Diabetes Educators (nurses/dietitians) assist the patient to achieve the knowledge and skills to care for his/her diabetes. Certified Diabetes Educators (CDE) help with problem-solving issues and coping skills that allow the patient to make decisions to improve his/her health.

Every patient receives a customized meal plan and subsequent follow up with a dietitian to evaluate the effectiveness of the meal plan. The Diabetes team is here to help each patient find ways to improve diabetes management and quality of life.