Diabetes

Pumpkin is more than just a seasonal treat found in pies and other sugary baked goods. In reality, it’s packed with nutrients, like vitamin C, potassium and other minerals that are good for you. To reap these health benefits, try incorporating canned pumpkin into appetizers, snacks and your favorite dishes. Get creative and you might be the hit of the Thanksgiving dinner table this year. Check out the latest issue of Well Aware for a pumpkin pie smoothie 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.


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. For more information and to register, please call 973-579-8341.


• Holiday Party: Celebrating Us and Our Accomplishments
Wednesday, December 6; 10:00am
Newton Medical Center

Diabetes Education Classes
Learn techniques for the self-management of diabetes.

• Thursdays, November 2 and 9; 9:00am to Noon
• Saturday, November 11; 9:00am to 3:00pm

Newton Medical Center, Diabetes and Nutrition Center
For more information and to register, please call 973-579-8341.

Dinner and a Lecture: Nutrition for Pre-Diabetes, Diabetes and Overall Health
Learn how to prevent or control diabetes through nutrition, exercise and behavioral modifications. A registered dietician will share diabetes-friendly recipes.
Fee: $3 for dinner
Tuesday, November 7; 4:30pm
Newton Medical Center
For more information and to register, please call 973-579-8340.


Diabetes Articles
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Small study suggests these products might somehow inhibit blood sugar control

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People with type 2 had lower risk of bulging or torn artery, but experts stress there's a much bigger downside

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Untreated type 2 disease can lead to serious complications, diabetes experts say

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Next step is to see if it works and for how long

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Study finds lower blood sugar, reduced need for medication

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Daily drink or two may provide a bit of protection, study suggests, but one expert skeptical

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