Providence Tarzana Medical Center is nationally recognized by the American Diabetes Association and offers a wide variety of inpatient services to help patients of all ages manage their pre-diabetes and diabetes, including Type 1, Type 2, and gestational diabetes.
Managing diabetes is all about knowledge, monitoring, and teamwork. Our multi-disciplinary diabetes care team consists of registered nurses and registered dietitians who are certified diabetes educators, trained to better help our patients and their families manage their diabetes.
With access to the most current information regarding diabetes care, these diabetes experts provide education to patients and their families about all aspects of diabetes care, including:
- Nutrition and meal planning
- Benefits of Exercise
- Medication instruction - oral and insulin
- Lifestyle adjustments
- Blood glucose level testing
- Foot care
- Coping with the stress of diabetes
- Preventive education for patients with pre-diabetes in order to prevent or delay diabetes
For a physician referral, please call 1-888-432-5464.
Dr. Norman Lavin, Pediatric Endocrinologist, Providence Tarzana Medical Center, addresses symptoms and treatments for juvenile diabetes.