According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 10% of adults in Texas have diabetes. More than a quarter of those 1.8 million adults don’t even know they have the disease. The risk only continues to increase with age… In Texas, 23% of adults over the age of 65 are afflicted with diabetes. One out of every three adults in the United States has either diabetes or pre-diabetes.
The Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology at St. Joseph Medical Center
n Houston, adults suffering from diabetes know where they can turn to for education and treatment: The Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology at St. Joseph Medical Center provides patients with personalized medical management of the disease, as well as comprehensive education and support services.
We offer advanced clinical care for the treatment of diabetes in patients ages 18 and older, as well as patient education and support services. (Patients ages 16-18 are encouraged to call for additional information.) This multidisciplinary program provides services for:
- Diabetes screening
- Comprehensive diabetes care and management
- Complication screening, prevention and treatment
- Weight management and nutritional counseling
- Medication management
- Insulin pump management
- Self-care and self-management
- Gestational diabetes management
The patients of the center are cared for by a dedicated, experienced team that includes board certified endocrinologists, registered dietitians, Certified Diabetes Educators, registered nurses, exercise physiologists, and other medical and support professionals.
To schedule an appointment, please call TThe Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology at St. Joseph Medical Center at 713.756.8080.