Diabetes patients across San Diego get help through San Diego County Credit Union’s sponsorship of Scripps Diabetes Care & Prevention programs
SDCCU partners with Scripps Health Foundation to deliver diabetes care and education programs to address needs throughout the County
SAN DIEGO, CA (September 24, 2018) — San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), has once again partnered with Scripps Health Foundation to sponsor the Scripps Diabetes Care & Prevention Programs facilitated through Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute (SWDI)—Southern California’s leading diabetes center of excellence, committed to providing the best evidence-based diabetes screening, education and patient care in San Diego County.
SWDI offers programs in patient self-management education, clinical research, community-based diabetes care, diabetes prevention, pragmatic retinal screenings and professional training and education. The partnership support will also allow SWDI to provide 500-700 diabetes education classes at several locations to serve diabetes care needs throughout the County.
“As a longtime partner of Scripps Health Foundation, SDCCU is proud to sponsor diabetes care and prevention programs that benefit thousands of patients throughout the County who are suffering from this disease,” said Teresa Halleck Campbell, president and CEO of SDCCU. “SDCCU is an engaged community partner and our philanthropic activities are aimed at promoting a vibrant, healthy and sustainable community. We are grateful for the good work Scripps Health is doing to achieve this aim.”
Scripps Health’s dedication to diabetes care has earned Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Scripps Green Hospital recognition as San Diego’s best hospitals for diabetes and endocrinology medicine by U.S. News and World Report.
About San Diego County Credit Union (SDCCU)
SDCCU is one of the nation’s top credit unions, proudly serving the financial needs of customers in Southern California counties including Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura. SDCCU has assets of $11.2 billion, over 437,000 customers, more than 40 convenient branch locations, and 30,000 surcharge-FREE ATMs. SDCCU provides breakthrough banking products that meet the demands of today’s lifestyle and delivers banking services that save customers money. SDCCU is leading the way, offering FREE Checking with eStatements, SDCCU mobile banking, mortgage loans, auto loans, Visa® credit cards, and business banking services. Federally insured by NCUA. Equal Housing Opportunity. NMLS #580585. For more information, visit www.sdccu.com.