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Welcome to the Friedman Diabetes Institute

Diabetes is among the most common health conditions in the United States today. In New York City alone, nearly one in ten adults have diabetes and it is the fifth most common cause of death.

To help the growing number of people with diabetes, Beth Israel Medical Center opened the Gerald J. Friedman Diabetes Institute in spring 2007. Through nutritional counseling, educational initiatives, and exercise and wellness programs, we support the care that patients receive through their primary care physician or endocrinologist.

At the Friedman Diabetes Institute, our goal is to help patients make lifestyle changes that allow them to live full, healthy lives and avoid complications... more