About the Diabetes Center
The Jefferson Diabetes Center in Philadelphia consists of a clinical diabetes program catering to patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes (outpatient and inpatient), a research center performing state-of-the-art clinical trials and a weight management center. Our Center provides guidance and management of prediabetes, diabetes and its complications.
The Jefferson Diabetes Center offers multidisciplinary care coordinated closely with your referring physician and provides the latest in treatment and technology for patients with diabetes.
Rated a Center of Excellence for Diabetes by Philadelphia magazine, the Center is supervised by specialists within the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases who consult with ophthalmologists, nephrologists, podiatrists, neurologists, cardiologists, vascular surgeons and obstetrician/gynecologists as needed. You will receive instruction in diabetic self-care and diet management from certified diabetes nurse educators and registered nutritionists with a special expertise in diabetes.
The comprehensive treatment offered to patients with diabetes includes convenient access to essential services including:
- Clinical care from diabetes specialists (board-certified endocrinologists and diabetologists) and nurse practitioners
- Diabetes education
- Nutrition counseling
- Referral to appropriate specialists for prevention and treatment of diabetic complications
- Laboratory services including blood tests
Patients have access to leading-edge treatment for even the most complicated cases. With a comprehensive, one-stop location for diabetes care, patients are better able to manage their symptoms from diabetes and possibly avoid potential complications from uncontrolled blood glucose levels.