The Vanderbilt Eskind Diabetes Clinic is one of only three diabetes clinics in the U.S. accredited by the American Diabetes Association for treating adult, children's and gestational diabetes. We are one of the top five diabetes clinics nationally for number of patients treated.
U.S. News & World Report ranks Vanderbilt University Medical Center as a High Performing Hospital for diabetes and endocrinology, recognizing our advanced treatments and exceptional patient outcomes. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is ranked the #1 adult hospital in Tennessee and metropolitan Nashville.
This web page is for the adult and gestational diabetes programs. Visit the Children's Diabetes Program at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt.
Your diabetes treatment needs are unique. We will approach your diabetes care as a team of specialists that may include:
Our Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) program helps people with diabetes learn to stay healthy. The program is recognized by the American Diabetes Association for meeting national standards for diabetes self-management education and support.
Program topics vary by class, but may include:
Classes are held in groups and are led by Certified Diabetes Educators. Each patient may bring one support person, limited to one for space reasons. For more information or to register, ask your Vanderbilt provider or contact Eskind Diabetes Clinic.
Dr. Irwin B. Eskind, who had diabetes, and his wife Annette provided the vision and gift to create the Vanderbilt Eskind Diabetes Clinic.
The Eskind Diabetes Clinic is a national leader in research, education and patient care. Our researchers have earned world acclaim, including two Nobel Prizes.
Financial donations help strengthen our research and patient programs. Consider giving a gift in honor of a loved one who has struggled or is struggling with diabetes. To recognize your contribution, we will send you an acknowledgment letter and a card to your honoree, when possible.
You can mail a check payable to Vanderbilt Diabetes Center to:
VUMC Gift & Donor Services
3322 West End Avenue, Suite 900
Nashville, TN 37203-1197
If you have questions, contact:
Executive Director of Development
For more information on Planned Giving, please contact:
Executive Director of Planned Giving