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Queens Hospital Center
Diabetes Care



Address:82-68 164th Street Jamaica NY 11432
Telephone(s):718) 883-3180
World Wide Web: http://www.nyc.gov/html/hhc/qhc/html/excellence/diabetes.shtml


Description:

The Diabetes Center of Excellence is notable for its diabetes self-management education program and has been accredited twice by the American Diabetes Association (ADA). It features the only hospital-based ADA-accredited program in Queens.


Services include:

Diabetes individual assessment, evaluation, care and treatment
Nutritionist/registered dietitian for individualized meal plan
Diabetes education classes scheduled each month with 10 content areas that meet the national standards for diabetes education programs
Monthly group self-management education classes in Creole and Spanish
Insulin pump services: download capability for trend and insulin adjustments
Monthly diabetes support group held every fourth Thursday for follow-up
A coached exercise program for seniors
Continuous glucose sensors monitoring system (CGMS) for eligible patients 






Services Offered:Health Care