Diabetes

Sports fans are eagerly gearing up for the Super Bowl, but when you consider the amount of junk food consumed during the game, it would be nice to have a “healthy bowl” once in a while. In reality, many restaurants now offer a selection of bowl-based meals that are convenient and often nutritious. When ordering, look for bowls with fruits, vegetables or lean proteins as the main ingredients, while steering clear of those made up of fried chicken, cheese or other fatty options. Learn how you can create your own healthy bowls >




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, February 1; 7:00 to 8:00pm
Morristown Medical Center, MoTown Café

Type 2 Diabetes Support Group
For people with Type 2 diabetes and their loved ones can receive support and education.
Thursday, April 26; 7:00 to 8:00pm

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


Diabetes Articles 
blog image
Diabetes

Decisions about diabetes care can become harder as people age, and that may be especially true for those needing hospice care.

Read more
blog image
Diabetes

Developers of a new patch hope to eliminate a big barrier in type 2 diabetes treatment -- painful finger-sticks and injections.

Read more
blog image
Diabetes

This past year was a busy, productive one for diabetes research and care.

Read more
blog image
Diabetes

You probably lean on your friends in tough times. Now, new research suggests your pals might even help you prevent one very big health problem -- type 2 diabetes.

Read more
blog image
Diabetes

While diabetes cases continue to rise in the United States, one potential outcome -- kidney failure -- has decreased by one-third, health officials report.

Read more
blog image
Diabetes

Having diabetes means keeping track of what you eat, how much you exercise, your blood sugar levels and even the condition of your feet.

Read more