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Team Approach

The Joslin Center supports a multi-disciplinary team approach to effective diabetes management that includes the patient in setting healthcare goals and learning how to incorporate proper nutrition, weight control, and exercise into his or her lifestyle.

The Joslin Center offers care via a team of experts in diabetes management, including:
  • Endocrinologists (Pediatric and Adult)
  • Certified Diabetes Educators
  • Counselors
  • Nutrition Educators
  • Exercise Specialists
  • Podiatrists
  • Kidney Specialists

In addition, as a part of the SUNY Upstate Medical University and University Hospital, the Joslin Center provides direct access for people with diabetes to other specialty services such as neurologists, ophthalmologists, vascular surgeons, cardiologists, and mental health counseling.

Education for Life

To meet the special needs of people with diabetes, self-management diabetes education classes are offered focusing on weight-loss and living with diabetes. Our diabetes self-management education program received Recognition by the American Diabetes Association for having met its high quality National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education Programs.

Our physicians received Provider Recognition with Distinction from the American Diabetes Association for their delivery of high quality care. Overall, the team approach in treating diabetes is the cornerstone of the Joslin treatment program.