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St. Joseph Diabetes Education Services


Diabetes is a chronic disease that requires specific knowledge and self-management skills in order to prevent complications.

Here at St. Joseph Hospital we are dedicated to providing the best in diabetes education and services. Our goal is to help our patients with diabetes live long, healthy and productive lives.

Diabetes education is a covered Medicare benefit and is covered by most private insurance plans. Our staff can help you determine what services your health care plan will cover.

Learn easy ways to take control of your life and your diabetes from our expert staff of Certified Diabetes Educators.

Outpatient Diabetes Education Services

  • Individual appointments and group classes
  • Meal-planning advice based on your individual needs
  • Blood glucose monitoring education
  • Insulin pump education
  • Professional continuous glucose monitoring

St. Joseph Hospital offers convenient parking, and both day and evening appointments are available


Diabetes Support Group


This free monthly support group provides emotional support, continuing education and the exchange of helpful hints. It is led by Certified Diabetes Educators and provides an environment for education and peer support.  Patients living with diabetes and their family members are welcome to join us.

The Diabetes Support Group meets the third Wednesday of the month from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

For more information, call 516-520-2500.

Download the brochure: St. Joseph Hospital Diabetes Education

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