The Portland Clinic Diabetes Center for Comprehensive Care provides patients with the specialists, expert consultants, and classes to effectively manage the disease of diabetes. The Portland Clinic has been providing expert care to Portland families for 85 years and today, is proud to offer a personalized healthcare program that is specifically tailored to the needs of individuals with diabetes.
We’re proud to have our story featured in the Patient Centered Primary Care Institute Blog! Click here to read about how our providers strive for great outcomes for patients with diabetes and how our proactive approach to patient care stands out.
COMPREHENSIVE SERVICES (Including, but not limited to)
- Team approach utilizing Certified Diabetes Educators who are Nurse Practitioners Board Certified in Advanced Diabetes Management, Registered Dietitians and Registered Nurses
- Continuous Glucose Sensor Management and Insulin Pump Management
- Diabetes Support Group Meetings
- Planned, longer health care appointments
- Opportunity for close phone follow-up
- “Diabetes Pathway” system targets healthcare needs
- Variety of classes address different issues in a hands-on learning environment
- Coordination of care with your Primary Care Physician
Convenient access to our specialists:
- Foot & Ankle
- Physical Therapists
FALL & WINTER 2016: Health Classes
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.
NEW! DIABETES GROUP MEDICAL VISIT
EAST | TUESDAY, AUGUST 9, 9-10:30 A.M.
This group session offers a supportive environment where you can feel safe to discuss your concerns about living with diabetes. Family physician Hui-Ning Fung, M.D., and a certified diabetes educator will lead the group and will answer your questions, fill your prescriptions, discuss test results and order any lab tests that you need. Group participants often find that they’re able to problem-solve with each other about the challenges they have in common.*
DIABETES: INVITATION TO A HEALTHIER LIFE
BEAVERTON | WEDNESDAYS, SEPT. 28-OCT. 26, 4–6 P.M.
DOWNTOWN | WEDNESDAYS, NOV. 2 – NOV. 30, 1:30-3:30 P.M.
SOUTH | WEDNESDAYS, JAN. 11 – FEB 8, 2017, 7-9 P.M.
Whether you’ve just been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, or you’ve lived with it for years, you’ll learn more about diabetes self-management in this five-week series. A registered nurse and a registered dietitian/certified diabetes educator teach each session to help you gain the skills, knowledge and confidence to maintain good health. Many health plans cover the cost of this series; ask your insurer directly about coverage for “diabetes self-management training.” To register, call 503-223-3113, or send an email to RSVP@tpcllp.com.*
PREDIABETES: MAKING HEALTHY CHANGES TO AVOID DIABETES
EAST | THURSDAYS, SEPT./OCT – TBA
Are you newly diagnosed with prediabetes? Research shows that people with prediabetes can avoid developing diabetes. Learn how in this two-part class. Share your story, bring questions, and strategize with other participants. Each session is taught by a registered nurse or dietitian/certified diabetes educator. Most insurance companies cover the cost of the series with your usual copay. To register, please call 503-233-6940.*
*One support person may attend with you at no added cost.
Location Specialty Extensions
Downtown – (503) 223-3113
South – (503) 223-3113
Beaverton – (503) 646-0161
East – (503) 233-6940