Comprehensive Diabetes Care

Harold Schnitzer Diabetes Health Center is dedicated to the care and support of individuals and their families living with diabetes.

We are the only academic medical center west of the Rocky Mountains offering comprehensive diabetes care for both children and adults at a single location.

The Live Active, Dream Big Challenge: 30 days. 30 minutes of exercise per day. Are you up for the challenge?

Join Chris Dudley, Blazer Alumnus, and Chris McGowan, President & CEO of the Portland Trail Blazers, in completing the Live Active, Dream Big Challenge by exercising 30 minutes for 30 days in November – American Diabetes Month®.

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Expert Advice on Preventing Type 2 Diabetes

Watch this video from the Centers for Disease Control with experts and those living with pre-diabetes on how to  prevent type 2 diabetes.

The next year-long offering of the National Diabetes Prevention Program begins October 28, 2014!

Got Type 1 Diabetes?  Join our Support Group this Fall

Having type 1 diabetes getting a little old? Feeling like you would benefit from talking to some other folks who are walking in your shoes?  Then our type 1 diabetes support group might be what you are looking for!


Our next support group meeting is taking place on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 from 6:00-7:00 PM at the Harold Schnitzer Diabetes Health Center.  Learn More

Upcoming Events

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Need to make an appointment, find our clinic, locate your chart, or send an email? 

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Who We Are

Learn more about our staff and our team-centered approach to your care.

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Join us! ADA Expo November 22, 2014

We are excited to announce that the American Diabetes Association Expo, will be held at the Oregon Convention Center! Presented by the Harold Schnitzer Diabetes Health Center at OHSU, this partnership will allow us to extend our reach to those living with diabetes and pre-diabetes. 

This event is free and open to those living with diabetes, pre-diabetes, along with friends and family. The ADA Expo will hold talks on current research, technology, and provide resources by experts in diabetes care.

Learn More: ADA 2014 Expo Details

What is pre-diabetes?

People with pre-diabetes have glucose levels that are higher than normal but not high enough yet to indicate diabetes. The condition used to be called borderline diabetes. Most people with pre-diabetes don't have symptoms, but they are considered to be at high risk of developing heart disease.

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Sign-up for the National Diabetes Prevention Program

A trained lifestyle coach will coach you in several areas to help you prevent type 2 diabetes.

To learn more, please email:

Don Kain, MA, RD, LD, CDE