Diabetes Prevention Center

To identify and treat patients with prediabetes or risk factors for developing diabetes.

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The American Diabetes Association (ADA) tells us that one out of three American adults is prediabetic. If left unrecognized or untreated, this can lead to type 2 diabetes.

You already have prediabetes if you have or had any of the following:

You may be at risk for prediabetes or type 2 diabetes if you have:

If you have prediabetes, or any of the above mentioned risk factors, call us for more information or an appointment: 225-924-8947.

We also offer several research opportunities for interested patients. Call 225-231-5275 or email us for more information.


Woman’s Diabetes Prevention Center

  • Karen Elkind-Hirsch, MSc, PhD, HCLD, Research Director
  • Dr. Susan Puyau
  • Dr. Renee Harris
  • Nurse practitioner
  • Registered nurse educators

Physician Office Building, Suite 513, 225-924-8947