Frequently Asked Questions

The Diabetes Care Center evaluates and treats patients with diabetic conditions.
On average, new patients are seen for approximately 40 minutes. Established patients range from 20-30 minutes.
New patients will see a doctor for their initial evaluation. Once a patient is established, they can expect to see a Physician Assistant, Health Educator or the medical staff as part of their continued care.
If applicable, bring your blood glucose meter, a list of current medications and the most recent labs and progress notes from your primary care provider.
Yes, our medical staff provides nutrition education based on your health assessment.
No. The Center sees adults 18 years and older.
A simple blood glucose level test is done to determine your diabetic status.
Depending on your insurance plan, a referral or authorization may be required from your primary care provider or insurance company.
Yes, walk-ins are always welcomed. A member of our medical staff will assess your concern or condition and determine if a follow up appointment is necessary to establish care.
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross EPO
  • Aspire
  • Bankers Life and Casualty *
  • Benelect *
  • BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Coastal TPA
  • Colonial Penn Life Insurance *
  • Delta
  • EBMS
  • GEHA
  • Health Net Life Insurance *
  • HealthComp
  • Individual Assurance Company *
  • Medical CCA/ STATE
  • Medicare
  • Monterey Bay Employee Trust
  • Mutual of Omaha *
  • National Assoc. of Letter Carriers *
  • Pinnacle Health Care
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Robert F. Kennedy Medical Plan
  • State Farm
  • Thrivent Financial *
  • Tricare
  • UMR
  • United Agriculture
  • United Health Care
  • USAA Life Insurance *
  • Western Growers

For additional information, contact our office at (831) 769-9355.