Newly Diagnosed with Diabetes

PacMed understands diabetes care.

Your diagnosis may have been a complete surprise. Or perhaps you were relieved to finally have an answer. Either way, you may be feeling overwhelmed, confused and afraid.

Don’t worry—you’re not alone. We are here to help you learn about diabetes and live a full life.

Diabetes Management Program

This program has helped thousands of patients live healthy and productive lives. Our comprehensive, collaborative diabetes care team has a proven track record for improving the health and well-being of our patients. We’ll help you set goals, learn to monitor your progress, incorporate exercise into your lifestyle and be more aware of food choices. At PacMed, you’ll find the providers, education and personal support you need to live your best life. Learn more.

It’s common to feel depressed, anxious and overwhelmed by your diagnosis of diabetes. PacMed has behavioral medicine providers to help you cope with your diagnosis. Learn more.

A diabetes diagnosis means that it is important to stay on top of regular doctor appointments. It is recommended to see your primary care physician regularly to best manage your diabetes. It is also recommended to see an eye doctor every year since diabetes can negatively affect your eyes. Learn more.

Resources to Explore

Diabetes Classes
There’s a lot to learn about managing diabetes, and it’s easy to get discouraged. That’s why we offer a series of classes to help get you started: Living with Diabetes, Diabetes Nutrition and Meal Planning. We want to make it easier for you to eat healthily, control your blood sugar and improve your well-being. Check out our classes.

Test Your Knowledge
Knowledge is key to getting a handle on managing diabetes. PacMed provides free, interactive quizzes to help you get a handle on some of the aspects of living with diabetes. If you are newly diagnosed, these quizzes are a great way to learn about the basics. Take a quiz.

Patient Success Stories
Learn from some of our patients who have overcome challenges and found creative ways to live with diabetes. Read our Diabetes Star patient stories.

Diabetes 101—Information and Resources
Learn more about your diabetes diagnosis, such as symptoms, prevention and risk factors. Read our frequently asked questions for patients with diabetes, as well as links to community and national resources. Explore resources.

Schedule an appointment with one of our diabetes care specialists today.