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.


Diabetes Support Groups
Adults with diabetes can receive mutual support and education. Group discussions and guest speakers will cover a variety of topics. Pre-registration is required.
Topic: “Foot Care: Put Your Best Foot Forward”
  • Wednesday, July 11, 6:30pm
  • Wednesday, August 1, 10:00am
Newton Medical Center
For more information and to register, please call 973-579-8341.
 
Diabetes Education Classes
Learn diabetes self-management tips. A doctor’s order is required to participate and there may be a fee for services.
Saturday, July 14, 9:00am to 3:00pm
Newton Medical Center, Diabetes Center
For more information and to register, please call 973-579-8341.


Diabetes Articles
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If she's fit, a woman is less likely to develop diabetes during pregnancy, a new study contends.

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New research suggests that a single blood test could confirm type 2 diabetes, saving patients time and health care costs.

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Alec Smith was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes shortly before his 24th birthday. When he turned 26, he lost his health insurance. Less than a month later, he lost his life because he couldn't afford the exorbitant price of his life-saving insulin.

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Diabetes has become a worldwide epidemic, but you can protect yourself with a healthier diet. And the same type of diet can help you manage diabetes if you already have it.

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Millions of U.S. seniors can now take part in a Medicare program designed to prevent prediabetes from progressing to type 2 diabetes.

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Testing blood for a biological marker called suPAR could help better assess the risk of death among black Americans with type 2 diabetes, according to a new study.

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