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111 Michigan Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20010
(202) 476-3440(202) 476-3440

Children’s National Health System holds Diabetes Self-Management Education courses for children and young adults up to the age of 22, who have Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes. Please call (202) 476-3440 for information and to register for Children’s National Diabetes Self-Management Education Program.

This is an American Diabetes Association (ADA) Recognized Education Program

Washington, Washington, District of Columbia 20001
Contact:
Laura Benzel

Delmarva Foundation offers free Diabetes Self-Management Education workshops in various locations throughout the District of Columbia. Courses are held once a week for six weeks and funded by the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services.  Delmarva is a licensed provider of the Stanford Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP) and the University of Chicago at Illinois Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP), both evidence-based programs. Please call Laura Benzel at (410) 872-9671 or email benzell@delmarvafoundation.org for information on hosting a workshop or to register for a workshop.

3861 Alabama Ave SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20020
(202) 575-0578(202) 575-0578

Flexcare Diabetes and Wellness Center is located in Ward 7 and focuses on managing patients with Diabetes. The program teaches the 7 behavioral goals of Diabetes Self Management which include healthy eating, being active, monitoring, taking medications, problem solving, health coping and reducing risks. Also the program partners with local providers, patients, and community health advocacy groups to improve outcomes for patients with Diabetes in Washington DC. For more information and class dates, please contact us at 202-575-0578

This program is accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators

4660 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SW, Suite A3, Washington, DC 20032

Healing Our Village offers group and individual Diabetes Self-Management Education courses. Lunch is provided at all Healing Our Village Diabetes Self-Management Education sessions.

The first course is free and open to the public, and is held at Myer’s Clinical Care, located at 4660 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SW, Suite A3, on the 4th Saturday of each month. Please call (202) 601-7434 for information and to register for the courses held at Myer’s Clinical Care.

The other course is held at Trusted Health Plan’s Health and Wellness Outreach Center, located at 3732 Minnesota Avenue, NE, for Trusted Health Plan members only. Trusted Health Plan’s courses are held on the 3rd Saturday of each month. Please call (202) 821-1072 for more information and to register for Trusted Health Plan’s Diabetes Self-Management Education Program. Go to the listing for this class:  Healing Our Village at Trusted Health Plan

This program is accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators

2041 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20059
Contact:
Janice Harris

Howard University Hospital offers individual and group Diabetes Self-Management Education courses for people who have Type 1, Type 2, and Gestational Diabetes. Please call Janice Harris at (202) 865-3350 for more information or to register for Howard University Hospital’s Diabetes Self-Management Education Program.

The hospital also offers a Diabetes support group on the first Tuesday of each month at 6pm. The support group meets at Howard University Hospital 2041 Georgia Avenue, NW, Room 308. Please call Virginia Gerald at (301) 572-7537 for information and to register for Howard University Hospital’s Diabetes support group.

This is an American Diabetes Association (ADA) Recognized Education Program

1100 Varnum Street NE, Suite110, Washington, District of Columbia 20011
Contact:
Andrea Troutner
(202) 854-7128(202) 854-7128

Joslin Diabetes Center, an affiliate of Providence Hospital, offers Diabetes Education Self-Management courses and Diabetes Prevention Program courses. There are three options available for persons interested in enrolling in Joslin Diabetes Center’s courses: Diabetes Today is a three session, comprehensive Diabetes Self-Management Education course. Diabetes Short is a one-time, hour long Diabetes Self-Management Education course. Diabetes Update is a one time, two-hour long, comprehensive Diabetes Self-Management Course.  Joslin Diabetes Center also offers Diabetes Prevention Program courses, personal 1-on-1 education, and a Diabetes support group. All Joslin Diabetes Center Diabetes Self-Management Education courses are held at 1100 Varnum Street, NE, DePaul Professional Building, Suite 110. Please call Andrea C. Troutner at (202) 854-7128 for more information and to register for Joslin Diabetes Center’s Diabetes Programs.

This is an American Diabetes Association (ADA) Recognized Education Program

110 Irving Street NW, Washington, DC 20010
Contact:
Clayton Bourges

MedStar Diabetes Institute offers Diabetes Prevention Program courses. Please call Clayton Bourges at (202) 877-5403 or email Clayton.J.Bourges@medstar.net for information or to register for the Diabetes Prevention Program.

This program is recognized by the National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP)
This is an American Diabetes Association (ADA) Recognized Education Program

3800 Reservoir Road NW, 6th Floor, Washington, District of Columbia 20007
Contact:
Jenny Drenkard
(202) 444-5528(202) 444-5528

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital offers group Diabetes Self-Management Education courses and individual Diabetes education sessions. Both require a doctor’s referral and insurance. The three session Diabetes Self-Management Education courses are held on the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Thursday of each month from 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. Persons interested in participating in individual sessions with a nurse and dietician must call to make an appointment, after receiving a doctor’s referral. Classes are held at 3800 Reservoir Road, NW, 6th floor. Please call Jenny Drenkard at (202) 444-5528 for information and to register for MedStar Georgetown University Hospital’s Diabetes Self-Management Education Program.

MedStar Georgetown University’s Diabetes Prevention Program courses cost $25 and are open to the public. Classes are held on the 1st Tuesday of each month from 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. at 3800 Reservoir Road, NW, 6th floor. Please call Jenny Drenkard at (202) 444-5528 for information and to register for MedStar Georgetown University’s Diabetes Prevention Program.

This is an American Diabetes Association (ADA) Recognized Education Program

110 Irving Street NW, Washington, DC 20010
Contact:
Claudia Morrison
(202) 877-0333(202) 877-0333

MedStar Washington Hospital Center offers individual Diabetes education consultations and group Diabetes Self-Management Education courses. Both require a doctor’s referral and insurance. Group courses are held on the 3rd and 4th Tuesday of every month from 9:30 a.m. – 12 noon. Individual 1-hour consultations with a Certified Diabetes Educator are available by appointment only. Classes are held at 110 Irving Street, NW. Please call Claudia Morrison at (202) 877-0333 for more information and to register for MedStar Washington Hospital Center’s Diabetes Self-Management Education Program.

This is an American Diabetes Association (ADA) Recognized Education Program

5255 Loughboro Rd NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20016

Sibley Memorial Hospital offers a number of Diabetes Education Programs. The Outpatient Diabetes Education Program is a two-hour long, weekly session that meets for three weeks. Participants must be referred by a physician to attend and once enrolled, must attend all three sessions. The Outpatient Diabetes Education Program also offers a weekly program for women with Gestational Diabetes. Sibley Memorial Hospital also offers a Diabetes support group that meets quarterly, and is open to the public. Please call (202) 537-4145 or email diabetes@jhmi.org for more information and to register for Sibley Memorial Hospital’s Diabetes Education Programs.

This is an American Diabetes Association (ADA) Recognized Education Program

1310 Southern Ave SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20032
Contact:
Diabetes Education Program
202-574-6648202-574-6648

Contact the Diabetes Education Program, located at the hospital professional medical services area in Room G073, by phone at 202-574-6648.

This is an American Diabetes Association (ADA) Recognized Education Program

1842 Calvert Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009
(202) 483-5800(202) 483-5800

Services and activities under Vida’s Health & Wellness Program aim to put seniors on the path to healthier living, healthy food choices, chronic disease management and appropriate fitness activities to help seniors to continue to live independently in the community where they can age in place and avoid costly, long-term care institutions. The Diabetes Self-Management workshop is given 2 hours once a week for six weeks. Vida offers services in English and Spanish.

Vida Senior Centers are licensed providers of Stanford Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP), Steps to Healthier Living.

1525 14th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20005
(202) 745-7000(202) 745-7000

Whitman-Walker Health offers Diabetes Self-Management Education courses for its patients only. Please call (202) 745-7000 for information on Diabetes Self-Management Education courses offered by Whitman Walker Health.

This is an American Diabetes Association (ADA) Recognized Education Program

1325 W Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009
(202) 862-9622 x3171(202) 862-9622 x3171

The YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program helps change your lifestyle by learning about healthy eating, physical activity, and other behavior changes over the course of 16 one-hour sessions. After the initial 16 core sessions, participants meet monthly for added support to help maintain progress. The YDPP reduces your diabetes risk and gives you tools for healthy living.

The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program uses a CDC-approved curriculum and is part of the CDC-led National Diabetes Prevention Program

1711 Rhode Island Avenue NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20036
(202) 862-9622 x3171(202) 862-9622 x3171

The YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program helps change your lifestyle by learning about healthy eating, physical activity, and other behavior changes over the course of 16 one-hour sessions. After the initial 16 core sessions, participants meet monthly for added support to help maintain progress. The YDPP reduces your diabetes risk and gives you tools for healthy living.

The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program uses a CDC-approved curriculum and is part of the CDC-led National Diabetes Prevention Program

1112 16th St NW, 7th Floor, Washington, District of Columbia 20036
Contact:
Irmina Ulysse

The YMCA of Metropolitan Washington offers a 16-week classroom based Diabetes Prevention Program. After completing the 16-week course, participants meet once per month for additional support and help maintaining progress. Please call Irmina Ulysse at (202) 862-9622 for information and to register for YMCA of Greater Washington’s Diabetes Prevention Program or visit their website at http://www.ymcadc.org for a registration brochure.

The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program uses a CDC-approved curriculum and is part of the CDC-led National Diabetes Prevention Program

620 Michigan Ave NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20064
(202) 862-9622 x3171(202) 862-9622 x3171

The YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program helps change your lifestyle by learning about healthy eating, physical activity, and other behavior changes over the course of 16 one-hour sessions. After the initial 16 core sessions, participants meet monthly for added support to help maintain progress. The YDPP reduces your diabetes risk and gives you tools for healthy living.

The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program uses a CDC-approved curriculum and is part of the CDC-led National Diabetes Prevention Program

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