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Northwestern Medicine Diabetes Education Sandwich

In Sandwich Main Street


Our Diabetes Education team can help you live a happy and healthy life with diabetes.

Parking and Transportation

Onsite parking is available for patients and visitors.


Assuring high-quality education for patient self-care is one of the primary goals of the Diabetes Education Program. Through the support of the health care team and increased knowledge of awareness of diabetes, the patient can assume a major part of the responsibility for his/her diabetes management.

Education is offered for Type 1 or 2 Diabetes, Gestational Diabetes and Pre-diabetes on an individual basis or in a group setting. Topics covered include:

  • Diabetes overview and standards of care
  • Nutrition strategies for blood sugar control
  • Blood glucose monitoring
  • Continuous glucose monitoring
  • Medications
  • Insulin pump starts and training
  • Managing high/low blood sugars
  • Preventing complications
  • Heart health
  • Physical activity, stress management
  • Sick day guidelines
  • Goal setting
  • Weight management

Why Choose Us

Northwestern Medicine facilities offer access to world-class patient care across the greater Chicagoland area and Northern Illinois. Anchored by Northwestern Memorial Hospital, the No. 1 hospital in Illinois by U.S. News & World Report, our clinical and administrative staff and medical and science faculty come together every day with a shared commitment to superior quality, academic excellence, scientific discovery and patient safety.

With Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, we’re dedicated to consistently providing high-quality, cost-effective, patient-focused care. We seek to improve the health of the communities, individuals, family and friends we serve by delivering a broad range of services with leading medicine and compassion. Because what makes us better, makes you better.