Getting Started

Create a personal plan for control and discuss it with your physician.

Some other tips:

  • Stop by the Stanford Health Library in the Shopping Center and ask about the Diabetes Home Video Guide and books avaliable for loan.
  • Consider attending the Diabetes Self-Care Clinic and the Blood Testing Basics class.
  • Make an appointment to see a Dietitian for an individual meal plan.
  • Make an appointment to see a Diabetes Nurse for basic self-care skills, blood testing or insulin injection.

For Patients

Learn how to test your blood sugar and receive a free meter to get started. Call for more information or to schedule an appointment either call at 650-723-4005 or 650-723-6961.

Call us to make an appointment



For Health Care Professionals


Phone: 1-866-742-4811
Fax: 650-320-9443
Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Stanford Health Care (formerly Stanford Hospital & Clinics) provides comprehensive services to refer and track patients, as well as provides the latest information and news for physicians and office staff. For help with all referral needs and questions visit Referring Physicians.


Fax a referral form with supporting documentation to 650-320-9443.

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