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Howard University Hospital Diabetes Self-Management Program

Howard University Hospital Diabetes Self-Management Program

American Diabetes Association recognized program for meeting the national standards for diabetes education

The program is taught by a registered dietitian and registered nurse who are Certified Diabetes Educators. Patients will enhance their knowledge on proper food selection and improved diabetes self-management skills Patients of all ages with either type 1, type 2 or gestational diabetes may be referred. Group diabetes education classes are held once a month from Tuesday - Thursday from 9 am to 12 pm. Individual diabetes education and medical nutrition therapy for diabetes are held Monday - Thursday from 9 am - 4pm. Referrals are required from a healthcare provider. Most insurances are accepted and cover the cost of this service. Please call to make an appointment.

Howard UniverisityHospital
2041 Georgia Ave., NW
Washington , DC 20060
(202) 865-3350
Resource Area: local
Updated: 11/15/2013  [ 206 ] 

Unity Health Care Department of Corrections Health Center

Unity Health Care Department of Corrections Health Center

Clinic at Department of Corrections

SUnity Health Care provides people in Washington, DC with quality health care regardless of ability to pay. For those who can pay, a sliding scale based on family size and income is used to determine the appropriate amount. Unity Health Care accepts Medicaid, Medicare, Managed Care Organizations, DC Healthcare Alliance (DC Chartered Health Care Alliance and Unison Alliance), and other private insurance plans.

Unity Health Care's Re-Entry Health Center
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(202) 698-0400
Resource Area: local
Updated: 11/15/2013  [ 208 ] 

Stanton Road Health Center

Stanton Road Health Center

Patients with an established Unity Health Care primary care provider can receive educational services.

To Schedule an Appointment Please Call 202-469-4699
Medical services provided at this site: Pediatrics, Dermatology, HIV/AIDS Services, OB-GYN, Adult Medicine, Laboratory services, Case Management, Surgery Services

S Health center hours of operation are Monday-Friday: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

Unity Health Care's Stanton Road Health Center
3240 Stanton Road, SE
Washington, DC 20020
(202) 889-3754
Resource Area: local
Updated: 04/23/2014  [ 211 ] 

Howard University Hospital Diabetes Treatment Center - Medication Counseling

Howard University Hospital Diabetes Treatment Center - Medication Counseling

Board certified endocrinologists, pediatric endocrinologist, podiatrist and pharmacist are available for consultation and ongoing management of diabetic patients

Expertise in diabetes management is available through highly trained health professionals in one location. Both adult and pediatric diabetic patients with either type 1, type 2 or gestational diabetes may be referred for evaluation and treatment on Monday- Thursday from 9 am to 4 pm. Pharmacy counseling for medication reconcilliation is available on Monday and Tuesday from 9 am - 12 pm. Podiatry services are available on Wednesday from 9 am - 12 pm. Referrals are required. Most insurances are accepted and cover the cost of this service. Please call to make an appointment.

Howard University Hospital
2041 Georgia Ave., NW
Washington , DC 20060
(202) 865-3350
Resource Area: local
Updated: 11/15/2013  [ 213 ] 

People Like Us Online

People Like Us Online

Online kidney patient informational center and support system

People Like Us is a patient advocacy movement that seeks to empower, educate and encourage individuals with chronic kidney disease as well as transplant recipients, living donors and donor family members. The goal of this resource is to help patients learn about the treatment options for kidney failure, so they will be able to make the best choices for themselves and their family. We hope the information is used as a springboard for discussion with families, doctors and other members of a health care team. People Like Us Online provides an outlet for patients to connect with others battling the same diseases through online message boards, coffee house conversations, facebook and twitter. The better informed you are, the better your outlook for a successful long-term treatment and quality of life. For more information please visit: http://www.kidney.org/patients/plu.

National Kidney Foundation- National Capitol Area
5335 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20015
(202) 244-7900
Resource Area: local
Updated: 11/15/2013  [ 257 ] 

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