The Diabetes and Nutrition Center at Northwest Hospital

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The Diabetes and Nutrition Center
at Northwest Hospital

5401 Old Court Road
Randallstown, MD 21133

To schedule an appointment call 410-601-9729





The Diabetes and Nutrition Center at Northwest Hospital, recognized by the American Diabetes Association as meeting the national standards for diabetes self-management education* and support, serves people with diabetes and other medical conditions that can be improved through nutritional counseling, diet and lifestyle changes. Through our one-on-one evaluations and group classes, we can help you better manage your health.

Services
  • Individualized evaluations
  • Goal-setting advice
  • Guidance on managing diabetes one day at a time
  • Assistance in creating a blood sugar self-monitoring schedule
  • Medications management
  • Minimizing hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) and hyperglycemia (high blood sugar) education
  • Dietary counseling and strategies

Group classes providing a comprehensive overview of diabetes

Our diabetes support groups and classes, in partnership with Sinai Hospital, offer the opportunity to share your diabetes journey and learn from others who are in a similar situation. Classes discuss management of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.

Diabetes technology education

Our diabetes management education includes helping patients understand:

  • Continuous glucose monitoring systems
  • How to use insulin pens
  • Insulin pump therapy
  • Information on new medications for glycemic control
Scheduling an Appointment

To schedule an appointment, call 410-601-9729. We accept many insurance plans. A referral from your primary care physician or endocrinologist is required. Please complete the Diabetes Self-Management Education/Training and Medical Nutrition Therapy Services order form prior to your visit. The form should be signed by your physician and faxed to 410-601-8628.

For your first visit, bring the following with you:

  • A doctor's referral and any forms requested by the clinic staff
  • Chronicle Diabetes Assessment Form (print and complete prior to your first visit)
  • A list of all medications you are currently taking, including over-the-counter medications
  • A copy of your most recent lab work
  • Medical records (if appropriate)
  • A glucose monitor (if appropriate)
Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your appointment time. You should also complete the Diabetes Self-Management Education/Training and Medical Nutrition Therapy Services order form prior to your visit. The form should be signed by your physician and faxed to 410-601-8628.

Directions
The Diabetes and Nutrition Center at Northwest Hospital is located in the outpatient services area. Please proceed to the main entrance and, after entering the hospital, turn left. Check in at the reception desk in the Sara & David S. Brown lobby.

Address
5401 Old Court Road
Randallstown, MD 21133
Office Number: 410-701-4482
TTY: 410-521-2531