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Search Recognized Education Programs by zip code

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Virtual Diabetes Education Programs

Org Name: Good Measures, LLC

Site Name: Good Measures Diabetes Program

Address: 30 Rowes Wharf, Suite 410, Boston, MA 02110

Tel: 1-888-232-0822


Org Name: Livongo by Teladoc Health

Site Name: Diabetes Self-Management Education Program 

Address: 150 W Evelyn Ave, Ste 150, Mountain View, CA 94041

Tel: (312) 607-2311


Org Name: Department of Veteran Affairs / Department of Defense

Site Name: VA/DoD Virtual DSMT/DSMES

Address: Dept of Veterans Health, Department of Defense, Washington, DC 20420

Tel: (216) 791-3800 x64397


Org Name: 9amHealth

Site Name: Diabetes Self-Management Education Program 

Address: 914 N Coast Hwy 101, Encinitas, CA 92024

Tel: (202) 932-9958


Org Name: US Diabetes Care

Site Name: Diabetes Self-Management Education Program 

Address: 2231 Sandstone Dr, Morristown TN 37713

Tel: (423) 616-0625


The American Diabetes Association's recognized diabetes education program will help you gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence to thrive with diabetes. The program’s diabetes care and education specialists are ready to work with you to find practical solutions that fit your personal needs.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The doctor who is managing your diabetes care can refer you to a diabetes education program.

  1. At diagnosis or if you have never taken part in a diabetes education program
  2. Every year
  3. When it’s harder to manage diabetes, such as:
    --Changes in access to food or money
    --When there are emotional factors (e.g. stress or anxiety)
    --When new health issues arise
    --When starting a new medication (e.g. insulin or steroids)
  4. During changes in life, such as:
    --Change in living situation (e.g. divorce or death of a family member)
    --Getting new insurance coverage

A certified diabetes care and education specialist (CDCES) is a health professional who possesses comprehensive knowledge of and experience in diabetes prevention, prediabetes, and diabetes care and management. Formed in 1986, the CDCES credential has become a standard of excellence for the delivery of quality diabetes care and education. A CDCES educates, supports, and advocates for people affected by diabetes. A CDCES promotes self-management to achieve individualized behavioral and treatment goals that reduce risks and optimize health outcomes. CDCESs have completed a rigorous process, including passing an exam, to show they have specialized knowledge in diabetes care and management.

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