Diabetes Care Team :: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Diabetes Care Team

Physicians and Advanced Practitioners (Advanced Practice Nurses and Physician Assistants)

  • Coordinate the Team
  • Medical Evaluation and Decision Making

Diabetes Educators

  • Assess skills and knowledge of family
  • Diabetes education


  • Assess skills and knowledge of family
  • Carbohydrate counting
  • Nutritional counseling

Social Worker

  • Assess and address family strengths and possible barriers to diabetes control
  • Financial advice and guidance
  • Brief counseling and support groups


  • Patient and/or Family Counseling

Patients and Families

  • Check blood glucose, count carbs, administer insulin carefully
  • Keep a blood glucose log to see patterns
  • Adjust insulin or call if blood glucose is consistently out of range
Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000