Diabetes

You wouldn’t attempt to fly a plane or operate heavy machine without the proper training, so why should managing diabetes be any different? Trust Atlantic Health System for the knowledge to confidently monitor your blood sugar and prevent complications. All of our hospitals, including Newton Medical Center, are certified by the American Diabetes Association for meeting national standards in diabetes self-management education. We expertly teach how to plan meals, count carbohydrates, take medications and use insulin pumps. Learn 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. Adults 65 and older who are looking to stay well with age may benefit from events labeled “New Vitality.”

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.
Wednesday, April 3; 10:00am
Topic: “A Review of All Classes of Diabetes Medications”
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, April 27 or May 11; 9:00am to 3:30pm
Newton Medical Center, Diabetes Center
For more information and to register, please call 973-579-8341.
 
New Vitality: Diabetes: Know Your Risk
Diabetes affects more than 25 percent of Americans age 65 or older and has been linked to heart disease and stroke. Learn the symptoms and how to reduce your risk.
Friday, May 10; 1:00 to 2:00pm
Newton Medical Center, Romano Conference Center
For more information and to register, please call 1-844-472-8499.


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