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The Hanson Diabetes Center is your local source for Diabetes Management and Education in Charlotte, Sarasota, and DeSoto counties

We are committed to providing you with the most current information and treatments for managing your diabetes. We are experts in various available technology including insulin pump therapy, smartpens, and continuous glucose monitoring.

We can remotely access your diabetes reports and offer a telehealth or portal visit as needed.

Our “Living Smart Diabetes Self-Management Program” is recognized by the American Diabetes Association. Classes are offered monthly in our state-of-the-art conference room, located next door to our Diabetes Center, located in Port Charlotte, Florida.

Our experienced team of health professionals includes an endocrinologist, nurse practitioner, registered dietitian, certified diabetes educators, and a highly trained office staff.

Our next-door clinical research center offers patients the opportunity to stay ahead of advancing diabetes research.

Diabetes Education

Why use a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES®)

Dr. Hanson and the majority of our Providers are Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialists (CDCES). A CDCES® has worked at least 1000 hours in the field and must pass an exam to show they have knowledge in a broad range of topics such as diabetes basics and complications, nutrition, medication, exercise, and coping skills.

About Living Smart Diabetes Self-Management Program (LSDP)

Living Smart Diabetes Self-Management Program is accredited as an American Diabetes Association Recognized Diabetes Education Program since 2002. We boast a 99% patient satisfaction rate. This accreditation allows for your diabetes education to be covered by Medicare and commercial insurance.
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