Diabetes Treatment

At Memorial Diabetes Center, our certified diabetes educators offer personalized lessons on nutrition, insulin therapy and other topics relevant to managing diabetes. We have a hands-on philosophy that helps us educate you and your loved ones in fresh and creative ways.

Our diabetes programs focus on self-care skills and ways to improve the quality of life for diabetic adults and children. Other services include community screenings, educational events and free support groups.

Our Services

  • Nutrition Consultation: Patients are assisted with developing realistic dietary goals, planning meals for optimal maximum blood sugar control and managing their weight.
  • Exercise Therapy: Staff members at Memorial Fitness Centers at Memorial Regional Hospital and Memorial Hospital West work with patients, under their doctors' supervision, to create individualized fitness programs that help them control blood glucose levels and enhance their health.
  • Diabetes Treatment: In addition to diet and exercise, treatment options for diabetes may include oral medications, injectable insulin and other medications or insulin pumps; and treatment can be provided on an individual or group basis.

How to Make an Appointment

  1. Obtain a referral and/or prescription from your physician.
  2. Verify with the insurance company if diabetes education or nutrition counseling (depending on your specific needs) is covered.
    • In addition to a referral, some insurance companies require prior authorization, so please verify with your health plan if an authorization is necessary.
  3. Call 954-265-5889 to set up the appointment. Your physician’s office also can fax the referral to 954-265-2911.
  4. Please include a copy of all pertinent lab work. You also may bring these test results to your first visit or have your doctor fax them to 954-265-2911.

We also accept self-paying patients.

For more information, call 954-265-5889.

Our Locations

Memorial Diabetes and Nutrition Center
Memorial Regional Hospital
3501 Johnson Street
Hollywood, Florida 33021

Memorial Diabetes and Nutrition Center
Memorial Hospital Pembroke
7800 Sheridan Street
Pembroke Pines, Florida 33024

About Our Diabetes Program

Memorial Healthcare System's Diabetes Education Program has been recognized by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) for Quality Self-Management Education, receiving a three-year accreditation from the ADA. The accreditation is granted to those programs that meet certain national standards for both adult and pediatric diabetic patients. The American Diabetes Association recognizes this program as meeting the national standards for diabetes self-management education. These standards include compliance with individualized patient education, improved outcomes, documentation and community wellness promotion, as well as greater consistency in the quality and quantity of education offered to people with diabetes. The ADA endorsed the standards in 1983 and has recognized programs that meet the standards since 1987.

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