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Diabetes

Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare offers inpatient and outpatient care for individuals with type 1, 2 or gestational diabetes, including individual counseling, group support, nutritional advice and education. The ValleyCare Diabetes Education Program has been recognized by the American Diabetes Association for Quality Self-Management Education.

Insulin Pump Therapy

Learn how to adjust insulin doses to fit your individual lifestyle, for flexible management of diabetes. Also learn skills required for successful blood glucose management using an insulin pump—including advanced carbohydrate counting, insulin adjustment and safety protocols.

Insurance

A doctor's referral is required for all of the services in the program. Equipment, supplies and educational health management costs for diabetes are covered by most health plans when deemed medically necessary by a physician. Medicare Part B covers diabetes self-management education.

Support Group

All are welcome to attend our Diabetes Support Group, held on the first Wednesday of each month at noon at the ValleyCare Medical Plaza, 5725 W. Las Positas, second floor conference room, Pleasanton. No charge. No appointment necessary.

Accreditation

The ValleyCare Diabetes Education Program has been recognized by the American Diabetes Association for Quality Self-Management Education.