Diabetes Care / Diabetes Center Community Outreach

Diabetes Center Community Outreach

Siloam Family Health Center

Dr. Fowler with a patient

Siloam Family Health Center is a faith-based, low-cost clinic in South Nashville. Several doctors and providers from the Vanderbilt Eskind Diabetes Clinic volunteer at Siloam to provide diabetes education, treatment and prevention.

For more information on Vanderbilt Diabetes and Siloam, click here.

Working with the Hispanic Community

outreach for the hispanic community group shotAccording to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Hispanics are nearly twice as likely to develop diabetes as white, non-Hispanics. About 2.5 million Hispanic Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes, and millions more may have the disease without knowing it. To combat this, Vanderbilt Diabetes is actively involved in educating and treating Nashville's Hispanic population.

Cycle team group shot

Team Type 1 is the worlds only pro cycling team with a roster
that includes riders who have type 1 diabetes.

For more information about Team Type 1 and/or TrialNet, click here.