Community Care Nutrition and Diabetes Center


You do not have to be a current patient of CapitalCare to use these services. However, insurance coverage will vary. Call your insurance carrier for more information about your specific benefits, co-payments and coverage. Some insurance plans require a physician's referral for these services.

AADE7 Self-Care Behaviors

Diabetes is a complex and serious disease, and managing it every day can be challenging. To help you, diabetes educators have developed seven key areas to focus on. A diabetes educator can help you set priorities and coach you on each of these areas.

  1. Healthy eating.
  2. Being active.
  3. Monitoring.
  4. Taking medication.
  5. Problem solving.
  6. Reducing risks.
  7. Healthy coping.


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Community Care Nutrition and Diabetes Center

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Community Care Nutrition and Diabetes Center
501 New Karner Road, Suite 1A
Albany, NY 12205

Phone: (518) 452-1337
Fax: (518) 724-6660


Monday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Health Park

Capital Region Health Park - 711/713


Diabetes and Nutrition Education


Laurie Burton-Grego, MS, RD, CDN, CDE
M. Catherine Dascher, RD, CDN, CDE
Lisbeth Irish, RDN, CDN, CDE
Marie Occhiogrosso, BSN, RN, CDE

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