Diabetes - Albany Stratton VA Medical Center Albany, NY
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Albany Stratton VA Medical Center Albany, NY



VA Health Care Upstate New York offers diabetes screenings and resources for all Veterans to help manage diabetes or prediabetes.

Services Include:

  • Diabetes screenings
  • Glucose level monitoring
  • Weight management
  • Eating tips
  • Practical exercises
  • Diabetic eye care

Learn more about what diabetes is and how to take control of it. Click on the Diabetes Self-Skills booklet for more information on:

  • What is diabetes?
  • Eating healthy
  • Being active
  • Blood glucose monitoring
  • Medications
  • Sick day management
  • Living well with diabetes

Other resources offered by Albany Stratton VA Medical Center that support diabetes management are VA’s Move! Weight Management program and VA’s Telehealth program.

More helpful reading includes
 Three Steps to Avoid Diabetes by Dr. Carlos E. Mendez, a clinical diabetologist at the Albany Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Also see Plan Your Plate for Diabetes and the Digital Retinal Screening brochure.

Contact Info


  • 7A

Contact Number(s)

  • 518-626-6415

Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.