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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.

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

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.

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

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.

 

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

1094-1140 Varnum Street Northeast, Washington, District of Columbia 20017

Providence‘s Wellness Institute is committed to providing quality occupational health services for area employers and health and wellness services to the Washington metropolitan area. The Wellness Institute offers a full calendar of fitness classes, health screenings, lectures and a number of health and wellness programs.

The Institute’s Occupational Health staff supports area organizations’ human resources departments with pre-employment screenings, annual screenings and workers’ injury assessment and treatment. The Health & Wellness Promotion team is available to bring screenings, vaccines, educational lectures and programs directly to local organizations for health fair events and other health and wellness related services.

For more information on Providence’s Wellness Institute Occupational Health Services, contact Latoya Abbott at (202) 854-7390 or send her an email

For more information on the Wellness Institute’s Health and Wellness Services, contact Claudia Bennett at (202)-854-7786 or send her an email

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)

50 Irving Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia 20310
Contact:
Dr. Helen Sheriff

The LIVe program was created to help Veterans take charge of their diabetes and their life. The LIVe program 8 to 12 weeks of individualized instruction and counseling to Diabetic Veterans who join the program. The skills taught are designed to get participants on the road to better health. Veterans with Diabetes who:

  • Are interested in losing weight
  • Want to improve their endurance
  • Want to have better control of their diabetes

are invited to join the LIVe program.

Ta find out more or to enroll in the program, veterans should call the LIVe coordinator Dr. Helen Sheriff at 202-745-8000 Extension LIVE (5483)

50 Irving Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20422

The VA Medical Center provides care to veterans residing in Washington DC Metro Area, including diabetes programs. Please call the Center to ask about diabetes education services for veterans or visit the Washington DC VA Medical Center Virtual Diabetes Center at http://www.washingtondc.va.gov/Diabetes for information and resources. The VA Diabetes Education Center offers daily classes. Veterans meet with experienced and certified diabetes educators. Classes cover the basics about

  • what is diabetes including symptoms of low and high sugars, complications of diabetes
  • glucometer training: how to test your blood sugar
  • sick day rules
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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