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Diabetes

The Joslin Diabetes Center affiliates at West Penn Allegheny Health System provide patients with the most complete diabetes care available in the tri-state area. Named after the famous Dr. Elliott P. Joslin, one of the first physicians to use insulin to treat diabetes, Joslin is an international leader in treating patients with diabetes.

A Team Approach to Treating Diabetes

Our team is professionally trained to help you manage your diabetes and maintain better health. We offer:

  • Board-certified endocrinologists
  • Certified diabetes educators
  • Registered dietitians
  • Registered nurses
  • Nurse practitioners
In this segment on WQED-TV, Pittsburgh, Dr. Kamala Rajupet, an endocrinologist at West Penn Allegheny Health System, and one of her patients whose life was saved by the medical staff at Allegheny Valley Hospital, join a host of other medical experts and patients in the region to share their perspectives on overcoming the challenges of diabetes.

Your primary care physician is an important part of our team, too. Our Joslin affiliate centers will work closely with your doctor to provide optimal diabetes care. With detailed information on your disease management and treatment program, your personal physician will continue to oversee and manage your overall health.

To help you manage your diabetes, we tailor treatment plans to fit the individual needs and lifestyles of each patient. Our services include:

  • Physician consultation
  • Medication management
  • State-of-the-art insulin therapy
  • Medical nutrition therapy
  • Self-care and self-management
  • Continuous glucose monitoring system
  • Insulin pump therapy and support groups
  • Blood glucose self-monitoring
  • Individual education
  • Group educational classes
  • Coordination of foot and eye care
  • Diabetes preconception planning
  • Gestational diabetes management
  • Blood Sugar Report (PDF)

To schedule an appointment with one of our Joslin Diabetes Center affiliates, please contact your preferred location:

The Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 5140 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA  15224,  412.578.1724

Forbes Regional Hospital, Professional Office Building 1, Suite 314, 2580

Haymaker Road, Monroeville, PA  15146, 412.858.4474

Allegheny Valley Ambulatory Care Center, 651 Fourth Avenue, New Kensington, PA  15068,  724.367.2400

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