Hartford HealthCare uses a team approach toward diabetes wellness and prevention. The program's goal is to enable diabetics to take better care of themselves and prevent long-term complications.




Tallwood Men's Center

A 10,000-square-foot facility in Farmington providing personalized health care for men, including weight-management issues.

Tallwood Men's Health Center



Service Locations

The Hartford HealthCare Diabetes & Endocrinology program provides day and evening classes, individual counseling sessions, monthly support and continuing education groups and special events. All are designed to help patients better managed their diabetes. Group and individual sessions are offered at acute care hospitals in surrounding towns.

Conditions & Treatments

To help you manage or avoid diabetes-related complications, Hartford HealthCare evaluates your needs and offers a diabetes management program based on your medical diagnosis, personal needs and lifestyle.

Departments & Services

Our Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism team provides a full range of inpatient and outpatient clinical services.


What can I eat when I have diabetes?
Do I have to prick my finger to test my blood sugar?
Why is exercise so important for someone with diabetes?
How do I sign up for diabetes classes?

Programs & Classes

Take a class, attend an upcoming event, or join a support group. Browse our calendar to view our ongoing classes and events.

Resources & Tools

Our goals are to provide participants with diabetes self-management skills and knowledge to achieve and maintain blood glucose control, to initiate lifestyle changes and to promote the continuation of wellness.

Acute Care Locations:


Backus Hospital

Backus Hospital includes a not-for-profit, 213-bed hospital in Norwich and numerous off-site locations, including several health centers and the Backus Outpatient Care Center.


Hartford Hospital

Hartford Hospital is an 867-bed Level 1 Trauma Center & regional referral center that provides high-quality care in all clinical disciplines. It is one of the largest teaching hospitals and tertiary care centers in New England.

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The Hospital of Central Connecticut

The Hospital of Central Connecticut (THOCC) is a 414-bed, 32-bassinet, acute-care community teaching hospital with campuses in New Britain and Southington.


MidState Medical Center

MidState Medical Center is a 156-bed acute care hospital located in Meriden, Connecticut, with satellite offices in Cheshire, Wallingford and Southington.


Windham Hospital

Welcome to Windham Hospital, a 130-bed, not-for-profit acute care community hospital providing state-of-the-art comprehensive medical services, personalized attention and care.