Diabetes Improvement Program

When you are living with diabetes or have a loved one who is, building connections with a diabetes care team can be the best medicine.

We are proud to be a nationally accredited program by the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists (ADCES).

Our Mission:

Icon - GoalsTo provide quality diabetes self-management through coordinated education and compassionate support to patients and families affected by diabetes.

Our program is a patient-centered initiative to serve our community “Como Familia – Like Family.”

Our Goals:

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  • To provide culturally sensitive and evidence-based education based on the needs of the individual with diabetes via group or individual sessions.
  • To empower people affected by diabetes with the skills to self-manage their disease starting at the time of diagnoses and throughout their lifetime.
  • To provide effective education to help prevent and delay the development of diabetes complications.
  • To offer a supportive environment for those living with diabetes and those who care for them.

Patient Education

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One-on-One Appointments

During one-on-one appointments, you will learn everything you need to self-manage your diabetes in a way that is tailored to meet your individual needs. You will learn about:

  • The diabetes medications you take and how they help to manage your blood sugars.
  • Using your blood sugar meter (glucometer).
  • Using Continuous Glucose Monitoring.
  • What your blood sugars readings mean and what to do when it is out of range.
  • Giving insulin injections.
  • Meal planning and reading food labels.
  • Exercise plan development.
  • Managing other health issues such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and how to maintain a healthy weight.

Group Classes

In the group classes, you will learn about:

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  • Diabetes and Insulin resistance.
  • The difference between Type I and Type II diabetes.
  • Diabetes complications.
  • Managing diabetes through blood sugar monitoring, healthy eating, and leading an active lifestyle.
  • Management of low and high blood sugars.
  • How to take care of yourself and your diabetes when you are sick.
  • Self-managing problems with your blood sugars.
  • How to problem solve your diabetes.
  • Strategies for healthy coping.

Medical Management

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Specialty Support

  • Endocrinologist help support your primary care doctor in managing your diabetes care.
  • Nurse Practitioner helps Endocrinologist with patients needing coaching and adjusting their insulin.
  • Diabetes Educator helps to assist both Endocrinologist and Nurse Practitioner with dietary support and group classes.

Insulin Titration Program

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This program has been developed to help improve patient’s overall diabetes control by:

  • Providing periodic phone conferences with patients focusing on your diabetes.
  • Reviewing blood sugar logs and food diary.
  • Monitoring for low blood sugar levels or changes in overall diabetes health.
  • Making appropriate changes in insulin dose.

Diabetes Foot Health

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The role of our Foot Health Practitioner (FHP) is to improve the quality of care to your feet by:

  • Providing a foot assessments for diabetic shoe qualifications.
  • Giving general advice/guidance on proper footwear and footcare to prevent complications if any.

Meet Your Team

Dr. LuisDr. Luis Anaya-Hoyos, Endocrinologist
Celina QuilantanCelina Quilantan, Foot Health Practitioner

We are a patient centered, physician-led, value driven medical group that enhances the well-being of our patients through coordinated, compassionate care.


Main Medical Center
720 Pleasanton Road
San Antonio, Tx 78214.

Northwest Medical Center
7219 Culebra Road
San Antonio, TX 78251

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