Diabetes, Thyroid Care & Clinical Trials
in Southwest Florida
Prevention • Treatment • Education
Telehealth Services Available
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Additionally, support groups and classes are cancelled until further notice.
Welcome to Hanson Diabetes Center
We are your best source for diabetes management and education in Charlotte, Sarasota and DeSoto counties. We are committed to providing you with the most current information and treatments for managing your diabetes. Our Living Smart Diabetes Self-Management Program is recognized by the American Diabetes Association with classes offered monthly in our state-of-the-art conference room located next to our Diabetes Center.
Hanson Diabetes Center also provides state-of-the-art thyroid evaluation and management. Lenita Hanson M.D., F.A.C.E., CDE, CPI, our board certified endocrinologist, is skilled in thyroid sonography and fine needle aspiration of thyroid nodules. Her thyroid expertise ranges from diagnosing basic thyroid imbalance to the management of thyroid cancer. Dr. Hanson also provides other endocrine services on a limited basis.
Our sister company, Hanson Clinical Research Center, is located next to the Diabetes Center. It provides an opportunity for anyone interested in becoming a part of clinical research to participate in our current diabetes related trials.
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Test Center Information
There is a COVID-19 test center at Paige Field in Fort Myers. An appointment & prescription is required.
I was greeted with a smile and hello Miss Jeanette. You feel welcome when you are recognized and greeted. Then I was greeted by Connie, a nurse who has been with Dr. Hanson for many years and the us… Read more
Dr Hanson and the Diabetes Center! She takes the time to evaluate every patient on an individual basis. Dr. Hanson answers all of the questions you may have and never rushes you just to get to the nex… Read more
My visit with Dr. Hanson was very good….she has to stay around for “Old Guys Like Me”. She always makes me feel better just by keeping me up to date on new things and always explaining things so that … Read more
It was a great experience, relaxed, friendly and informative. Everyone in the program is very nice and make people feel comfortable. I have been a patient of Dr. Hanson’s for several years now and hav… Read more
Very timely, and nurse processed me quickly. Dr Hanson was usual self, easy to talk to. Good visit.
Good, knowledgeable doctor and very pleasant office staff. So glad I found this center.
Dr Hanson is so personable. Also make’s you feel comfortable. She knows her stuff. I would recommend her to anyone. Thank you for helping me out! Sincerely, Lori
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