Diabetes

Eating unhealthy meals can contribute to chronic diseases, like heart disease and diabetes, and may even increase your risk for certain cancers. Find out if your dietary habits are helping or hurting your long-term health by taking a short health assessment. You’ll receive an explanation of your individual risks, recommended steps to reduce them and additional resources for reading. Take the quiz 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.

Diabetes Self-Management Education Programs
The Adult Diabetes and Endocrine Institute at Morristown Medical Center offers programs for those with Type 1, Type 2 and gestational diabetes. Assessments are provided to each patient to determine if group or individual education sessions are appropriate. Program participation requires a written prescription from a physician; please contact your insurance company to confirm your benefit eligibility. Programs include:
  • Individual appointments – Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
  • Type 2 diabetes group education – day, evening and Saturday classes available
  • Annual review with a certified diabetes educator –  for those who have previously completed a diabetes self management education program
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

Chambers Center for Well Being
The Chambers Center for Well Being can help you develop a personal plan for a healthier lifestyle. Through lectures, classes and therapeutic services, we’ll show you how stress management, proper dietary balance and increased exercise can improve your overall well-being – mind, body and spirit. View a full list of classes, services and related fees >  or call 973-971-6301.


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New research shows that for people with type 1 diabetes who can no longer sense when their blood sugar levels drop too low, an islet cell transplant can dramatically improve their lives.

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