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Sweet Success

St. Mary Medical Center Sweet Success Program is an affiliate of the California Diabetes and Pregnancy Program (CDAPP offering services throughout Los Angeles and Orange counties.

The St. Mary Perinatal Medicine Clinic offers the Sweet Success Program.  Sweet Success allows St. Mary to assist and support clients by decreasing risk factors associated with diabetes during pregnancy.  The program is designed to serve you and your unborn child with practical information. Clients learn how to improve their diabetes control through specialized meal planning, activity, and practicing what they learn in the Sweet Success Program. 

Our UCLA Perinatologists are highly trained specialists who work directly with Family Practice physicians and Obstetricians to help patients manage complicated pregnancies. The Sweet Success Program offers a full spectrum of prenatal services including testing, counseling, education and informational assistance, along with:

  • Blood Glucose Monitoring
  • Breastfeeding
  • Diabetes Management after delivery – GDM or known diabetes or pre-diabetes
  • Exercise Regimen
  • Insulin Therapy
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • Newborn Care
  • Pathophysiology of the disease process
  • Postpartum Care
  • Preconception Counseling
  • Psychosocial Counseling

A doctor referral is required to enter the program. 

Schedule of Classes

English Classes
Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Spanish Classes
Thursdays from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

To sign up, please call (562) 491-9165.