About Us

Patients enrolled in the DSME program at the Diabetes Center receive an individual visit with a diabetes educator. Patients may also elect to participate in a series of group education sessions facilitated by a diabetes educator. Patients are encouraged to bring a family member or friend for support.

Our Diabetes Educators

  • Therese L. Kostic, RN
  • Denise Richards, RN, NP, CDE
  • Tiffany Soper NP, CDE
  • Janet Whitley, RN, NP, CDE
  • Kara Maloney, RD

Our Programs

Diabetes Self Management Education classes are offered for adult patients diagnosed with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes and meet on site at the Diabetes Center near the main campus at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Diabetes Support Groups are offered monthly for adult patients diagnosed with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes and meet on site at the Diabetes Center near the main campus at Massachusetts General Hospital. Patients can drop in and are encouraged to bring a family member or friend for support.

American Diabetes Association

The Diabetes Self Management Education program at the Diabetes Center has been Recognized by the American Diabetes Association for Quality Self-Management Education.

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