Diabetes

Nutrition, exercise and lifestyle changes can play a big role in the fight against diabetes. Learn how by coming to an event sponsored by Morristown Medical Center, where a registered dietician will share recipes and other expert tips for managing blood sugar levels and improving overall health. The seminar takes place on Friday, November 3 from 10:30am to 12:30pm at the Boonton Senior Center, located at 126 North Main Street in Boonton, NJ. Register now >




Diabetes Programs and Screenings


Education and prevention can keep you and your loved ones healthy. We invite you to take advantage of the programs, support groups and screenings available. Unless otherwise noted, all programs offered by the Diabetes and Endocrine Institute at Morristown Medical Center are held at 435 South Street, Suite 340, Morristown, NJ. For more information and to schedule an appointment, please call 973-971-5524.

Type 1 and Insulin Pumpers Group
People with Type 1 diabetes who are on an insulin pump, are thinking about using one, or are taking injections can receive mutual support and education.
Thursday, October 5; 7:00 to 8:00pm
Morristown Medical Center, MoTown Café

Nutrition for Pre-Diabetes, Diabetes and Overall Health
Learn how to prevent or control diabetes through nutrition, exercise and behavioral modifications. A registered dietician will share diabetes-friendly recipes.
Friday, November 3; 10:30am to 12:30pm
Boonton Senior Center, 126 North Main Street, Boonton, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-800-247-9580.

How to Reduce Risk: Type 2 Diabetes
In recognition of World Diabetes Day, learn about Type 2 diabetes and how you can reduce your risk.
Tuesday, November 14; 6:00 to 7:00pm
Lakeland Hills YMCA, 100 Fanny Road, Mountain Lakes, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 973-334-2820.

Type 2 Diabetes Support Group
Those with Type 2 diabetes and their loved ones can receive mutual support and education.
Thursday, November 30; 7:00 to 8:00pm
435 South Street, Suite 340, Morristown, NJ

Diabetes Education Classes
These classes are for patients newly diagnosed with diabetes or anyone in need of education on this condition.
Thursdays, 1:00 to 3:30pm and 5:00 to 7:30pm

Medical Nutrition Counseling
This is a one-on-one education class for people with diabetes and pre-diabetes. You will learn the principles of carbohydrate-counting and healthy eating and receive a personalized meal plan. Individual health concerns will also be addressed. It is recommended that you contact your insurance provider for pre-approval.
Appointments are available Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm

Gestational Diabetes Education Classes
These classes are for the person with newly diagnosed gestational diabetes. It is recommended that you contact your insurance provider for pre-approval.
Mondays, 4:00 to 6:30pm


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