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Personalized Care for People Living with Type 1, Type 2 or Gestational Diabetes

Our Team Approach to Comprehensive Diabetes Care

Our care team includes endocrinologists (MD) and nurse practitioners (NP), certified diabetes care and education specialists (CDCES) and nutritionists. Specialty clinics are available to patients as needed, including eye specialists, kidney care and weight management.  The Diabetes in Pregnancy Program provides comprehensive blood glucose management for women before, during & after conception with all forms of pre-gestational and gestational diabetes.  

Individualized Patient-Centered Care Plans

Our goal is to educate & empower each individual and their family to effectively manage this complex disease and prevent complications from diabetes to help them live their healthiest life.  

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myChart Patient Portal

This simple and secure website or app provides access to health information from all UMass Memorial Health locations. Your myChart account allows you to message your care team, request medication refills, pay a bill and more.

Specialty Clinics Available to Our Patients

Diabetes Eye Care

Inpatient Blood Glucose Management

Gestational Diabetes

Kidney Disease

Transplant Diabetes   

Clinical Studies at the UMass Diabetes Center of Excellence

Ongoing diabetes clinical studies at the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School & UMass Memorial Health are focused on understanding how to improve the quality of life for people living with Type 1 diabetes (T1D) and Type 2 diabetes (T2D).

Patient Wall of Honor


Michael was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in his 20’s but for more than 40 years has admittedly done nothing to proactively manage it until enrolling in the Care Coach Program at the UMass Memorial Diabetes Center of Excellence. During his first six months working with a diabetes coach, his A1c dropped from 8.5% to 7.8%. He credits his new continuous glucose monitor & weekly coaching calls with keeping him on track. Michael's Story


Jason Winters has been living with type 1 diabetes since he was 21 years old. After 10 years of uncontrolled blood sugars, his primary care physician referred him to the UMass Memorial Diabetes Center of Excellence. He arrived with a dangerously high A1c of 12.3% and today it's below 7%. His journey wasn't easy, but working with his care team and using the latest technology, Jason's diabetes is finally under control and his health is improving.
Meet Jason

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