Pump Training Locations: Ohio to Wyoming

OHIO
St. Vincent Charity Hospital
2351 E. 22nd Street
Cleveland, Ohio 44115
Telephone: (800) 834-4917

The Joslin Diabetes Center - affiliate at St. Vincent Charity Hospital offers a variety of educational classes and programs that teach individuals how to live and thrive with diabetes. Taught by a certified diabetes educator and recognized by the American Diabetes Association, these classes provide essential knowledge and skills for diabetes self-management and prevention of complications related to the disease, such as kidney or heart disease.The participation and support of people who care about you can be extremely helpful in establishing a healthy lifestyle. Individuals are encouraged to bring a friend or family member to class.



OREGON
Harold Schnitzer Diabetes Health Center
Physicians Pavilion, PPV 140
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road
Portland, OR 97239
Telephone: (503) 494-3273

http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/health/services/diabetes/


The Harold Schnitzer Diabetes Health Center at Oregon Health & Science University serves adults and children who are living with diabetes. Our integrated, patient-centered and family-oriented approach helps reduce the burden of diabetes so our patients can live healthy, productive lives. In our new center, we combine the expertise of the Doernbecher Childrens Hospital pediatric diabetes team and the OHSU adult diabetes care specialists to support individuals through their lifelong efforts to deal with diabetes. With our age specific approach to care, education and diabetes management, our patients learn as they grow and adjust as they reach new milestones in their lives.Our multidisciplinary team includes many diabetes specialists, including board-certified adult and pediatric endocrinologists, and specially trained nurses, a dietician, a psychologist, a podiatrist, an ophthalmologist, diabetes educators, and an exercise physiologist. Each patients team is customized to his or her particular needs.



PENNSYLVANIA
Western Pennsylvania Hospital
Joslin Diabetes Center
5140 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Telephone: (412) 578-1724
joslin@wpahs.org
http://www.wpahs.org/WPH/services/index.cfm?sid=866

The American Diabetes Association (ADA) has awarded the Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate at West Penn its prestigious three-year Certificate of Recognition for the Center's Diabetes Self-Management Program. Through this program, patients are provided state-of-the-art information and the skills necessary for self-management of diabetes, including:nutrition, (Click here to get Joslin's featured Recipe of the Month!)medications,blood glucose monitoring,self-management of hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia,complication prevention and treatment,psychosocial adjustment,family involvement,use of healthcare systems,and community resources.The Center's certified diabetes educators also offer a weight management program and a support group for insulin pump users.



RHODE ISLAND
Rhode Island Hospital
Diabetes and Endocrinology Associates
49 Seekonk St.
Providence, RI 02906
Telephone: (401) 351-7100
http://www.diabendo.com/practice.html

Diabetes and Endocrinology Associates, founded in June, 1974, is the largest private medical practice in Rhode Island specializing in endocrine disorders. We offer insulin pump training as well as support and assistance to our pump patients. Additional pumps are available to loan in case of emergency.



SOUTH DAKOTARapid City Regional Hospital
353 Fairmont Boulevard
Rapid City, SD 57701
Telephone: (605) 719-1000
http://www.rcrh.org/facilities/Hospitals/Custer_Diabetes.asp

The Diabetes Self-Management Education Program will provide you with the educational tools you need to self-manage your diabetes. Education at the Diabetes Center will help you make decisions that affect your health and support you in meeting your individual goals. You and your family can call and request an appointment without a physician referral, however most insurance plans do not pay for services with out a physician orders. At this time we do not offer group classes.



AM Diabetes Center
2996 Kate Bond Road, Suite 413
Bartlett, TN 38133
Telephone: (901) 384-0065
admin@amdiabetes.net



TENNESSEE
University of Texas Health Center
Center for Diabetes Care
11937 US Highway 271
Tyler, TX 75708-3154
Telephone: (903) 877-7000
http://www.uthct.edu/patientcare/clinical/diabetes/

The Center for Diabetes Care at UT Health Science Center is committed to helping you manage your diabetes. We offer a variety of diabetes services that will aid you in preventing diabetes complications and achieving optimal outcomes. Our services individual clinic visits with a physician, physician assistant, dietitian and diabetes educator.We teach:Blood sugar monitoring, meal planning, physical activity, insulin administration and adjustment, and training on and managing insulin pumps.In addition to our clinic, we provide FREE group diabetes education through our Empower Diabetes Education program.



UTAH
Utah Diabetes Center
615 Arapeen Drive, Suite 100
Salt Lake City, UT
Telephone: (801) 587-3913
http://healthcare.utah.edu/utahdiabetescenter/

Diabetes Education Group Classes offered by our team at the UDC, as well as in the Salt Lake community. Patients are also scheduled for individual education visits with our educators depending on their individual needs. Most insurance companies will pay for diabetes education. Registration is required for all our classes or individual appointments.



VERMONT
Central Vermont Medical Center
130 Fisher Road
PO Box 547
Barre, Vermont 05641
Telephone: (802) 371-4351
http://www.cvmc.org/hospital/departments-services/patient-support-services/nutrition-diabetes-counseling/diabetes

Central Vermont Medical Center Diabetes Education Program offers individual counseling and group educational sessions, all located at Central Vermont Medical Center. 



VIRGINIA
Northern Virginia Endocrinologists
3020 Hamaker Court, Suite #502
Fairfax, VA 22031-2220
Telephone: (703) 849-8440
http://www.nvendo.com/

Thank you for choosing us to be your Endocrinologists. We specialize in comprehensive care of adult and pediatric endocrine diseases including the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the thyroid, adrenal, pituitary, pancreas, and parathyroid glands. We provide diabetes care and manage disorders of metabolism and growth. We have offices near Inova Fairfax Hospital and on the campus of Inova Fair Oaks Hospital. We see patients in Inova Fairfax and Fair Oaks Hospitals.



WASHINGTON
Swedish Medical Center
First Hill Campus
910 Boylston Ave.
Seattle, WA 98104
Telephone: (206) 215-2440
http://www.swedish.org/body.cfm?id=578

The Joslin Diabetes Center at Swedish offers a variety of classes in Seattle and Issaquah. All classes are taught in English; interpreters are available for individual sessions. Preregistration is required for all classes. Class dates and times will be confirmed when you register. The center requires a referral from your physician that includes clinical information about your diabetes. Your insurance company may also require a referral from your primary care provider before you register. Check with your insurance provider. Referrals should be faxed to 206-215-2457.

This series of classes teaches patients how to intensively manage their diabetes using insulin-pump therapy. Prerequisite: An assessment appointment with a Joslin registered nurse; a letter of medical necessity from an endocrinologist; authorization from your insurance company for a pump, supplies and training; and demonstrated understanding of carbohydrate counting and blood-glucose monitoring.



WEST VIRGINIA
St. Marys Medical Center
2900 First Avenue
Huntington, WV 25702
Telephone: (304) 526-1234
http://www.st-marys.org/centers_services/joslin_diabetes_center_affiliate/

We are here to help patients with diabetes management issues, to answer questions and to work with patients and their physicians to find solutions to individual concerns. Ask your doctor to refer you to Joslin or call (304) 526-8363 to request an information packet. Once we have the referral from your physician, we can work to schedule you for classes or an individual consultation.The Joslin Diabetes Center education affiliate at St. Marys is accredited by the American Diabetes Association and is Medicare-approved. Most insurance providers offer benefits for diabetes education. Check with your insurance company regarding coverage.



WISCONSIN
UW Hospital
600 Highland Ave.
Madison, WI 53792
Telephone: (608) 263-6400
https://www.uwhealth.org/onlineservices/classes/class/searchPublic?tagName=Diabetes

At UW Health in Madison, Wisconsin, we offer diabetes classes, support groups and individualized self-management training sessions to empower you with the information you need to live with your disease.



WYOMING
Sheridan Memorial Hospital
135 North Gould Street
Sheridan, WY 82801
Telephone: (307) 674-1632
http://www.sheridanhospital.org/departments_services.shtml#diab

Our goal is to educate you and your family to successfully manage diabetes by achieving healthy blood glucose levels. You do this by making lifestyle changes that include diet, exercise, weight management, and checking blood glucose levels regularly. You and your family will also learn to prevent the complications that may develop from diabetes.

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