Diabetes and Endocrine Care

Overview

The Diabetes Center at Adventist Medical Center offers a team that is ready to work with you and your physician. Our team of professionals includes a diabetes physician specialist, dietitian and diabetes nurse specialist. Together, we can help you gain the knowledge and confidence it takes to live a full and healthy life.

The foundation to helping you live with diabetes is to help you learn more about it. Our program offers information about:

  • how diabetes affects the body
  • monitoring and regulating blood glucose
  • exercise as an important tool
  • how to make dietary changes
  • how to analyze food labels
  • meal planning
  • eating in restaurants
  • the emotional adjustment to diabetes
  • managing diabetes during an illness
  • the role of insulin and oral hypoglycemics
  • recognizing, treating and preventing emergency situations
  • managing diabetes while you're away from home
  • the importance of personal health habits
  • ways to increase your own resourcefulness
  • gestational diabetes

You can enroll in our program by referral of your physician. We will ask your physician for your clinical history, and will send a progress report to your physician after you complete the program.

Take charge of your diabetes - call us today at 503-255-3404.

Hours: Monday - Thursday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Additional Resources
American Diabetes Association

Specialists

  • Amy K. Kinzie, ANP

Locations

10123 SE Market St, Portland, OR 97216(503) 257-2500