300 Taylor Rd.
Medical Plaza 1
Montgomery, AL 36117
Recognized for excellence by the American Diabetes Associates since 1995, the Center for Diabetes is an excellent resource for those with diabetes in central Alabama. Certified diabetes educators who are both registered nurses and registered dietitians teach patients one-on-one and in small groups about all aspects of diabetes management including blood glucose testing (monitor usually provided), medication, diet and exercise. Certified insulin pump instructors provide insulin pump therapy. Special programs for those patients with gestational diabetes are offered. Services are available to outpatients by self or physician referral. Insurance can be filed for outpatients with a physician's referral. Center hours are Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Diabetes is a disease that requires daily self-management. It is a disease that you get a vote in how it will affect your health. Educating yourself in how to care for your diabetes is one of the first steps in managing the disease.
In addition, our registered dietitians are available to counsel individuals on a variety of nutritional meal plans aimed at improving cholesterol, blood pressure or any other disease that diet impacts. They can assist people with their weight management goals by providing sound nutritional counseling along with practical behavioral change recommendations.
The Center for Diabetes and Nutrition Education also offers a variety of classes. Click here for a class flyer.