The Right Destination for Diabetes & Endocrinology Treatment

Why travel from Ashburn VA for diabetes & endocrinology care? Research indicates diabetes & endocrinology patients in your area may benefit from quality outcomes in San Diego, CA.

Scripps Health

9888 Genesee Avenue La Jolla , CA 92037

Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute is Southern California’s leading diabetes center of excellence, committed to providing the best evidence-based diabetes screening, education and patient care in San Diego.
Scripps DestinationCare diabetes programs range from prevention, early intervention, education, treatment, and use of technology to personalize care and delivery. Recent studies include “Dulce Digital-Me”, which uses text messages and adaptive personalized feedback to send to high-risk Hispanic patients with type 2 diabetes. Additionally, a real-world research study with Glooko, Inc., was recently initiated to test a digital approach to automating basal insulin titration.

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In addition to technology, Scripps is one of San Diego’s largest providers of the Diabetes Prevention Program, a year-long intensive lifestyle intervention program held in both Spanish and English directed at people with pre-diabetes.

The Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute is also home to Project Dulce, a diabetes care and education program that addresses the needs of culturally diverse populations. The program is dedicated to “Diabetes Excellence Across Communities,” with a mission of improving the lives of people with diabetes through culturally appropriate, community-based diabetes management, education and support programs. This model has been the basis for programs throughout the world.
Scripps’ dedication to diabetes care has earned Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Scripps Green Hospital recognition as San Diego’s best hospitals for diabetes and endocrinology medicine, and number 16 nationwide, by U.S. News and World Report for 2017-18.

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Quick Facts

  • An integrated health system is at the forefront of preventive, diagnostic and treatment services for patients

  • Scripps is honored to be ranked by U.S. News & World Report in seven specialties

  • We provide care on your schedule – with extended morning, evening and weekend hours, three urgent care centers, and four emergency departments.