The mission of the Diabetes Education Center is to provide a comprehensive program of the highest quality in order to enhance, promote and protect the health of Monterey County’s individuals, families, communities, and environment.
On June 15, 2012, the Diabetes Education Center at Natividad became an accredited diabetes education program by the American Association of Diabetes Educators. This allows residents in Monterey County increased access to critical diabetes education services.
The Diabetes Education Center offers outpatient services to children and adults with diabetes Type 1, Type 2, gestational diabetes, and pre-diabetes. Outpatient services include individual counseling and education, group counseling and education, community presentations and outreach. Services are provided by a Certified Diabetes Educator. Services are available in English, Spanish and other languages.