Benaroya Diabetes Center
The Benaroya Diabetes Center at Virginia Mason offers comprehensive diabetes management programs for patients and their families. Our diabetes center is located within a larger medical center providing you with concentrated medical care for diabetes as well as access to specialists in other fields throughout all of Virginia Mason. Diabetes Center patients are seen at the Hospital & Seattle Medical Center.
Virginia Mason is an ideal choice for diabetes care. We are the oldest, largest and most comprehensive diabetes center in the Pacific Northwest. We have been serving patients with diabetes since the early 1920s, when insulin was first discovered. Our Benaroya Diabetes Center is at the forefront of diagnosing, managing and treating diabetes, and providing comprehensive patient education.
The diabetes center was recently recognized by the American Diabetes Association in accordance with national standards for diabetes patient education programs. The diabetes center was first recognized in 1990, and has been recertified every three years.
Virginia Mason offers highly-trained specialists in all areas of endocrinology, the specialty that treats diseases and disorders of the endocrine system, including diabetes.
To Make an Appointment
To talk with someone about an appointment, or to contact an endocrinologist or certified diabetes educator, please call the Endocrinology and Diabetes clinic at (206) 223-6627.
Diabetes Education Classes
Virginia Mason offers classes that cover every aspect of diabetes care. Learn about the classes offered or call the Benaroya Diabetes Center at (206) 583-6455.
Type 1 Diabetes Research and Clinical Trials
In collaboration with Benaroya Research Institute (BRI), Virginia Mason is committed to providing exceptional and groundbreaking health care via clinical research. As an internationally-recognized leader in research for more than 60 years, BRI continuously offers clinical trials for patients and families affected by Type 1 diabetes and other autoimmune diseases. The BRI Diabetes Clinical Research Program at Virginia Mason studies to understand, prevent, diagnose, optimize successful treatment, and test innovative new therapies for diabetes management.
With currently enrolling studies, the goal of our clinical research program is to provide each of our patients with a research option at every step of their disease, from screening for risk, initial diagnosis to long-term follow-up. Learn more and contact us at (800) 888-4187 or Diabetes@benaroyaresearch.org.