At the Braden Diabetes Center, our knowledgeable certified diabetes educators, diabetes nurse specialists, nurse practitioners and registered dietitians are available to help you find the best way to manage your diabetes. Below, you will find a list of services offered by our center.

Diabetes Self Management Education (DSME)
Learn the most current and effective ways to manage your diabetes in our ADA certified curriculum DSME classes or in a one-on-one appointment, depending on your personal needs and goals.

Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT)
Work individually with one of our outstanding registered dietitians to learn the impact your food choices have on your body and on managing your blood sugar. Get personalized assistance with meal planning based on your individualized goals.

Glycohemoglobin A1c Testing
Receive an update on your average blood sugar levels over the past three months. This important piece of information leads to better blood sugar management.

7 or 14 Day Professional Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) Placements
Wearing a Continuous Glucose Monitor for 7 or 14 days gives us a deeper look into your blood sugar patterns each day and over time. This valuable information will enable our staff and your primary care physician (PCP) or endocrinologist help you to achieve improved blood sugar management.

Personal Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) Set Up and Glucose Trend Analysis
Our staff can help you get started with your own personal Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) system. We can assist you in learning to optimize the use of your CGM, including sharing your data with your diabetes care team and loved ones. We can teach you how to use this valuable information to fine tune your diabetes regimen and achieve tighter blood sugar levels.

Diabetes Technology Education and Assistance
We all know how intimidating new technology can be! Let our knowledgeable staff show you the ins and outs of your new devices, apps and software that make managing your diabetes easier.

Glycemic Control Evaluation and Management
Work with one of our certified diabetes educators to assess your current state of diabetes control and learn how to fine tune your blood sugar regimen.

Insulin Therapy Education and Management
Staff at the Braden Diabetes Center are available to help you get comfortably started on your new insulin regimen, and also available to assist your PCP or endocrinologist in managing your regimen when requested.

Insulin Pump Education and Management
Our certified diabetes educators are here to educate you about all available insulin pump options on the market and also to start you on your new or upgraded insulin pump. We will teach you how to best manage your basal and bolus insulin with insulin pump therapy.

Diabetes Limb Wellness
In collaboration with Bay Area Foot Care, the Braden Diabetes Center offers podiatry care specifically tailored to diabetes patients who are at high risk of dangerous foot issues such as ulceration. Our onsite podiatrist provides podiatry screening and basic podiatry services.

Pre-Surgical Diabetes Planning
Having an elective surgery in the next few weeks or months and need help achieving tighter glucose control to be best prepared for an optimal recovery and outcome? We can help!

Diabetes Prevention
Learn strategies to help prevent diabetes, achieve meaningful weight loss and live a healthier life.

Support Groups
Meet others with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes and learn tips and tricks for living well with diabetes. Having personal support and a sense of community can be a real game changer!

Classes and Events
We offer classes, support groups and events to help you you can travel well through life with diabetes! View a list of our upcoming classes & events.