Diabetes

Put a little pumpkin in your pasta. Atlantic Health System’s Chef Todd has a recipe for penne pesto that has just the right amount of seasonal flavors to please any fall gathering. As an added bonus, one of the main ingredients – roasted pumpkin puree – has a host of health benefits. It’s high in vitamin A, which supports eye health and boosts your immune system, and it’s rich in fiber, which is good for your digestive tract. Get the full recipe >






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 recognized by the American Diabetes Association 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.


Chambers Center by PALM Health
Our state-of-the-art, personalized medicine clinic and wellness club offers a comprehensive range of medical, preventive care, mental health, fitness, nutrition, spa and therapeutic services designed to improve overall well-being. Learn more >


Diabetes Articles 

You've Lost the Weight -- Now Keep It Off to Keep Diabetes at Bay

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 9, 2019 -- The health of people with type 2 diabetes often improves dramatically with a 5% to 10% weight loss -- but to sustain the benefits, you need to keep the weight off, new research claims.

After losing weight with a yearlong intervention, blood sugar and blood pressure levels go down and cholesterol results improve. People who kept at least 75% of that weight off for another three years retained or had even greater health benefits, the study reported.

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