Diabetes

Even if your name’s not Santa, keeping your hands out of the cookie jar may seem like a daunting task during the holidays. To avoid giving in to temptation, Atlantic Health System’s registered dieticians recommend keeping sweets out of sight or out of the house altogether, and ditching holiday party leftovers as soon as possible. If you’re feeling creative, you can also try substituting cookie dough with fruits and vegetables and cut them into your favorite seasonal shapes. 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. 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, December 7; 7:00 to 8:00pm
Morristown Medical Center, MoTown Café

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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