Diabetes Center Appointments

If you have a medical emergency, call 911 or visit your closest emergency room.

To make an appointment at the Vanderbilt Eskind Diabetes Center:

Adult Care:
Call (615) 343-VEDC [343-8332]

Children's Care:
Call (615) 322-7842

How to make the most of your doctor's appointment:

  • Make a list of all the medications you currently take, prescription and over-the-counter.  Or just bring your medication bottles with you.
  • Ask your doctor if you can use generic drugs for any medication. 
  • Bring copies of recent test results if they were done by a different doctor.
  • At the visit, state your main problem first.
  • Write down your doctor's diagnosis and treatment plan in case you forget a specific detail after you get home.


Insurance Questions?

Vanderbilt participates in several insurance plans. Some plans require a referral for a specialist visit. Please check with your plan or primary care physician before making an appointment. If you have questions about coverage, ask your insurance company.