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Scripps Whittier Diabetes Program, Scripps Whittier Institute for Diabetes

Scripps Health

General Information

Description of Service

Offers diabetes health, nutrition, and diabetes education services to individuals with or at risk of diabetes. The classes offered are for the care and management of diabetes and include the following topics: Type 2 Diabetes Self Management, Diabetes Education, Gestation Diabetes, Comprehensive Insulin Management, Nutrition Counseling, Cardiac Rehab, Heart Healthy Cooking, and Diabetes Self Management Education Support Groups. Classes are administered by certified diabetes nurse educators, registered dietitians, and health educators.

Location

North Central

Geographic Area(s) Served

All Areas of San Diego County

Facility/ADA Access

Wheelchair Accessible

Intake Procedure

Call. Referrals from PCP or health insurance required.

Contact Information

Physical Site Address 1

10140 Campus Point Drive, Suite 100

Physical Site City, State, Zip

San Diego, 92121

Main Phone

(858) 678-7050

Other Phone

(877) WHITTIER

Web Address

www.whittier.org/pages/pp_swp.html

Client Information

Target Population

Illness - Other Diseases

Intended Participants

Diabetes, Obesity

Age Group

Adults

Gender

Either

Languages Spoken

Spanish

Eligibility

Adults ages 18 years and older.

Fees or Charges

Types of Fees

Fees vary. Accepts Medi-Cal with Medicare only, Medicare, and most health insurance plans. Some classes are free.

Insurance Accepted

Medicare, Medi-Cal with Medicare only, and most health insurance plans.

Availability

Hours of Operation

9:00 am-5:00pm Monday-Friday

Categories of Service