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Diabetes Care Center

Working with you toward a healthy lifestyle 

Diabetes Care Center

Lahey Outpatient Center, Danvers
480 Maple Street
Danvers, MA 01923
TTY: 978-304-8016

Diabetes Care Center

Addison Gilbert Hospital
298 Washington Street
Gloucester, MA 01930
TTY: 978-491-6733

The American Diabetes Association recognizes the Diabetes Care Center as meeting the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education.

The Diabetes Care Center offers comprehensive programs for the care of people living with diabetes.  If you have been diagnosed with pre-diabetes, Type I or Type II diabetes or gestational diabetes then our Diabetes Care Center can help you in working towards and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.  Our team of specialists includes certified diabetes educators, registered nurses, registered dieticians, behavioral health specialists and clinical exercise physiologists, all of whom will work with your primary care physician to improve your diabetes management and outcomes. Services include:

Diabetes Specialty Clinic:

Led by the Nurse Certified Diabetes Educator, and Registered Dietician Certified Diabetes Educator, the Clinic offers in-depth assessments and individualized recommendations to the primary care provider. Clients may see any or all of these practitioners who have strong backgrounds in the management of Diabetes. Physician referral, pre-registration and third party approval are required.

Diabetes Group Classes:

These classes are led by a Certified Diabetes Educator who provides instruction in the many aspects of diabetes. The seven-week series covers the self-management of diabetes. A referral by a physician and pre-registration are required.

Gestational Diabetes Program:

Specialized nutrition services and glucose monitoring education for pregnant women. One-on-one visits with Certified Diabetes Educator Registered Nurse and Registered Dietitian are individually scheduled to meet client's needs.  The client is allowed up to three visits, depending on assessed needs. A referral by a physician and pre-registration are required.

Social Services Support:

Individual counseling and support by a Licensed Social Worker is available.

Diabetes Program:

  • Outline Diabetes Overview
  • Hypoglycemia & how to avoid it
  • Hyperglycemia
  • Medication
  • Self-blood glucose monitoring & ketone testing
  • Nutrition Guide
  • Exercise can help
  • Self-care priorities: foot care, skin care, eye care, dental care
  • Stress management
  • Community resources