DIABETES MANAGEMENT CLASS: Learn how to take care of your diabetes in our "Just a Start for Diabetes" class.
Diabetes is a complex disease that is sweeping the country. California has nearly three million people with diabetes, meaning that more than 1 out of 10 adult Californians has diabetes.
Total Diabetes Care
In our continuous efforts to provide the highest possible quality of care for our patients, Desert Regional Medical Center has formed an association with the Joslin Diabetes Center, a one-of-a-kind institution on the front lines of the world epidemic of diabetes. Based on a strong tradition that began more than 100 years ago at its headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts, the Harvard-affiliated Joslin Diabetes Center is one of the preeminent global leaders in clinical treatment, education and research.
The Only Care of its Kind in the Region
Desert Regional Medical Center is the only hospital in Riverside County and one of two in California to offer a partnership with the world-leader in diabetes care. As a result, area residents now have convenient access to Joslin-based expertise in total diabetes treatment at this Palm Springs-based diabetes care clinic.
Progams and Services to Manage Your Illness
Our Diabetes Services include:
Our Diabetes Management and Patient Education Services, at Desert Regional Medical Center, are designed to help patients control their disease and may assist in decreasing the risk of long-term complications. Self-care management skills provide instruction to patients and family members on nutrition, exercise, medications, monitoring of blood glucose and ways to prevent typical complications such as those affecting the skin, feet, eyes, nerve endings and kidneys. Our diabetes specialists provide education services to patients with Type I and Type 2 Diabetes who need to increase their knowledge of the disease process.
- Self Management Education Program
- Inpatient acute medical services
- Psychosocial Adjustment
- Nutritional Counseling
- Prevention, Detection and Treatment of Acute and/or Chronic Complications
For information regarding our diabetes services, call (760) 323-6881 or email us. To obtain a referral to a Palm Springs endocrinologist, call (800) 491-4990.
We are located at 1140 N. Indian Canyon Dr., Palm Springs, CA 92262
Here is a form to get your referral process started today: Click here to download.
We accept most health insurance plans and can handle insurance verification.
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