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1025 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20036
(202) 331-8303(202) 331-8303

Por Tu Familia is a culturally specific program with 8 modules that are created for people in the Hispanic/Latino community with diabetes, those at risk for developing diabetes, and those wanting to learn more about the link between diabetes. The program is designed to increase awareness of the seriousness of diabetes and its complications and to provide easy to implement techniques for improving overall health. If you are interested in this program please contact 202-331-8303 x 4540.

1120 Vermont Avenue Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia 20005
Contact:
Member Services

AmeriHealth Caritas DC, a health insurer and District of Columbia Managed Care Organization (MCO), offers a full range of services for the DC Healthy Families Medicaid program and the DC Healthcare Alliance. AmeriHealth Caritas DC offers diabetes prevention and support to its health plan members living with diabetes, or at risk of developing diabetes. For more information, plan members should contact their health care provider or learn more at the AmeriHealth Caritas DC online Diabetes Care Center: click here to visit the Diabetes Care Center website. Members may also participate in health and wellness classes–including exercise, fitness, care coaching, healthy cooking–offered at the AmeriHealth Caritas DC Member Wellness Center, at 2027 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE, Washington DC, 20020. For questions, call the Member Wellness Center at 1-202-408-3989.

1832 Connecticut Avenue Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia 20009

The Diabetes Research and Wellness Foundation, which is heaquartered in the District, provides free medical alert ID necklaces, diabetes self-management diaries and educational literature upon request, and publishes the Diabetes Wellness Letter. Click here to learn how to request a free diabetes ID necklace.

2150 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20037
Contact:
Medical Faculty Associates at George Washington University
(202) 741-2342(202) 741-2342

Diabetes education program recognized by the American Diabetes Association. Comprehensive education provided by Certified Diabetes Educators to adults with Type 1, Type 2, gestational and pre-diabetes. Additional services offered for insulin training, insulin pump therapy, continuous glucose monitoring and an insulin pump therapy support group.

2150 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20037
(202) 741-3333(202) 741-3333

This program has been approved by the American Diabetes Association as meeting the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education. In order to self-manage diabetes effectively it is important to engage in diabetes self-management education – nutrition management, physical activity, medications, glucose monitoring, and psychosocial issues. Diabetes education will assist you in the successful self-management of your diabetes. Diabetes self-management education is a critical element of care for all people with diabetes and is necessary in order to improve patient outcomes.

901 D Street Southwest, Washington, District of Columbia 20024
888-404-3549888-404-3549

MedStar Family Choice is a Managed Care Organization (MCO) serving the District of Columbia. In the District, they provide services to individuals eligible for the DC Healthy Families Program and the DC Healthcare Alliance Program.  MedStar Family Choice offers diabetes prevention and education to its health plan members living with diabetes, or at risk of developing diabetes. Disease Management is available to members who need help managing chronic diseases, including diabetes. The Disease Management service is provided by nurses and social workers who work closely with members and their doctors. They contact members by telephone and help members to understand their diabetes and to get the testing and care they need. They work closely with members to help them learn how to manage their diabetes. To learn more about the Disease Management service, MedStar Family Choice members should call 855-210-6203 or click here to visit the website.

 

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

1100 New Jersey Avenue Southeast, Washington, District of Columbia 20003
Contact:
Member Services

Trusted Health Plan (THP) is a Managed Care Organization (MCO) serving the District of Columbia. In the District, they provide services to individuals eligible for the DC Healthy Families Program and the DC Healthcare Alliance Program.  THP has a Diabetes Disease Management Program. All THP enrollees aged 18+ with a primary or secondary diagnosis of Diabetes or Pre-Diabetes (with the exception of Gestational Diabetes) is eligible to receive the benefits of this program.  All eligible enrollees will undergo a Diabetes Health Risk assessment and receive education and services customized to their severity of illness.
Benefits of this program include:

  • Disease Management Staff Outreach
  • Educational Materials
  • Educational Seminars and Services at the THP Health and Wellness Outreach Center
  • Medication and Preventative Health Monitoring
  • Case Management Services and primary care outreach and care coordination are also available to High Risk enrollees

Click here to learn more about the Diabetes Disease Management Services  (scroll down the page to find Disease Management)

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

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

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