About Us

VIDCOE

About Us

Virgin Islands Diabetes Center of Excellence

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The Virgin Islands Diabetes Center of Excellence (VIDCOE) was started in the hopes of addressing the on-going diabetes epidemic in the Virgin Islands. It is a locally registered 501(c)3 Non-profit Organization whose mission is to prevent diabetes and reduce its complications through health promotion, patient education, treatment and research. VIDCOE’s main goal is to reduce the burden of diabetes and improve the quality of life for all patients who have or are at risk for diabetes.

St. Croix Location: Princesse Health Center Second Floor, 4040 La Grande Princesse Christiansted, St. Croix US. Virgin Islands.

The Center will be expanding it’s services to the St. Thomas and St. John districts in June of 2022.

The VIDCOE Team collaborates with multi-specialty healthcare providers to treat the whole person.  The Center offers a flexible schedule with weekend and evening hours to accommodate the needs of working patients.  Employees are Certified Diabetes Educators, specifically trained to work within the Virgin Islands community.  The VIDCOE offers convenient “one stop specialized services” for persons at-risk for and those who have diabetes.

The VIDCOE’s Care Team consists of persons with over 250 years of experience and expertise in Endocrinology, Nursing, Diabetes Care, Public Health, Health Services Administration, Non-profit Management, Internal Medicine, and Finance.

Our Model

VIDCOE’s approach to diabetes care is unique, as it offers its patients comprehensive and holistic diabetes prevention and treatment services within a patient-centered medical home with interdisciplinary teams to meet the unique needs of patients who are at risk for or who already have diabetes. In addition to paid staff, VIDCOE works with volunteer community health workers to provide education and support to patients as needed.


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Charitable Giving

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How your gift helps the Diabetes Center of Excellence

The Virgin Islands Diabetes Center of Excellence is committed to helping you or your loved one successfully manage diabetes. Our foremost goal is to help people with diabetes live long and healthy lives by using the latest information, treatments and technology available.

We invite you to help us continue to create an improved quality of life for those living with diabetes by making an investment in our program. Please be assured that our entire team of researchers and clinicians are focused on improving the lives of those living with diabetes and curing this disease for future generations.

Thank you for your partnership.

Contact Us

STX Office Location:

Princesse Health Center

4040 La Grande Princesse

Second Floor Christiansted, St. Croix

U.S. Virgin Islands 00820

Phone

Office Line:

340-718-7788 Prompt #3 Diabetes Center

Project Manager: Ext. 211

Executive Director: Ext 204

Mail

Ganesh Prasad BBA, MSc

gprasadvidcoe@outlook.com

 

Isatou Jeng MA

ijengvidcoe@outlook.com


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