Diabetes

You wouldn’t attempt to fly a plane or operate heavy machine without the proper training, so why should managing diabetes be any different? Trust Atlantic Health System for the knowledge to confidently monitor your blood sugar and prevent complications. All of our hospitals, including Morristown Medical Center, are certified by the American Diabetes Association for meeting national standards in diabetes self-management education. We expertly teach how to plan meals, count carbohydrates, take medications and use insulin pumps. Read more >


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. Adults 65 and older who are looking to stay well with age may benefit from events labeled “New Vitality.”

Diabetes Self-Management Education Programs
The Adult Diabetes Education Center at Morristown Medical Center offers programs to help patients manage their blood sugar. Assessments are provided to determine if group or individual education sessions are appropriate. Participation requires a written prescription from a physician; please contact your insurance company to confirm your benefit eligibility. Programs include:
 
  • Type 2 Diabetes Self-Management Education
  • Understanding Type 1 Diabetes
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Insulin Pump Evaluation and Options
  • Medical Nutrition Individual Counseling and Group Education
  • Gestational diabetes
  • Pre-diabetes 
Individual, group, weekday and Saturday classes are available.
Adult Diabetes Education Center, Morristown Medical Center Outpatient Medicine
435 South Street, Suite 340, Morristown NJ
For more information and to schedule an appointment, please call 973-971-5524.


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Diabetes Articles 

Common Diabetes Test May Often Miss the Mark

MONDAY, March 25, 2019 -- A commonly used diabetes test may not spot the disease as well as an older test does, a new study suggests.

The researchers said the newer test -- called hemoglobin A1C -- didn't catch three-quarters of the diabetes diagnoses found by the older test -- called an oral glucose tolerance test.

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