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Diabetes Education & Management

Diabetes is a chronic disease in which a patient's pancreas stops producing insulin, a critical hormone that allows our body to process food into energy. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) estimates that more than 18 million people suffer from diabetes. There are several different types of the disease and each individual patient has unique needs as they manage their diabetes and establish a healthy lifestyle.

We offer numerous diabetes care programs throughout New Jersey, giving our patients convenient access to the care, education, and resources they need to manage their disease. From simple blood sugar monitoring to medical device training and meal planning, our New Jersey diabetes care facilities are ready to help minimize this disease's impact on our community.

Understanding Diabetes

Diabetes hinders a patient's body from regulating blood sugar. Type 1 diabetes is often first diagnosed in children and young people and is caused when critical insulin-producing cells in the pancreas are destroyed. We currently have no way to prevent this form of diabetes.

Type 2 diabetes is a much more common form of the disease and occurs when the patient's pancreas becomes less efficient at producing insulin or moving glucose to cells (a condition called insulin resistance). While type 2 diabetes is often inherited, we now know that factors like poor eating and lack of exercise can foster its development.

There is a third type of diabetes, gestational diabetes, is rare and only occurs during pregnancy. In some cases, gestational diabetes can lead to type 2 diabetes for the mother.

Our New Jersey Diabetes Services

Education and management are key for patients who have been diagnosed with diabetes. While any form of the disease can lead to dangerous conditions if left untreated, diabetes can be managed, monitored, and minimized. RWJBarnabas Health offers several different programs with an array of different services for our diabetes patients.

These diabetes services include:

  • Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes education
  • Blood sugar monitoring
  • Medication management
  • Carbohydrate counting
  • Diet and nutrition education
  • Meal planning, cooking, and shopping tips
  • Glucose sensor and insulin pump training
  • Hypertension and cholesterol monitoring
  • Stress and exercise management
  • Diabetes during pregnancy education and management

We have comprehensive, effective diabetes care programs at several of our facilities. For more information on these programs, our friendly, highly trained personnel, or our modern approach to diabetes care, contact us today.

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94 Old Short Hills Road
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(973) 322-5000
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300 Second Avenue
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(732) 222-5200
The Unterberg Children's Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center
300 2nd Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740
(732) 923-7250
Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus
600 River Avenue
Lakewood, NJ 08701
(732) 363-1900
Clara Maass Medical Center
1 Clara Maass Drive
Belleville, NJ 07109
(973) 450-2000
Community Medical Center
99 Highway 37 West
Toms River, NJ 08755
(732) 557-8000
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
201 Lyons Avenue at Osborne Terrace
Newark, NJ 07112
(973) 926-7000
Children's Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
201 Lyons Avenue at Osborne Terrace
Newark, NJ 07112
(973) 926-7000
Barnabas Health Ambulatory Care Center
200 South Orange Avenue
Livingston, NJ 07039
(973) 322-7000
The Pediatric Specialty Center at Cooperman Barnabas - West Orange
375 Mount Pleasant Avenue
Suite 105
West Orange, NJ 07052
(973) 322-6900
The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children's Hospital at RWJUH
200 Somerset Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(732) 828-3000
RWJ University Hospital Hamilton
1 Hamilton Health Place
Hamilton, NJ 08690
(609) 586-7900
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
1 Robert Wood Johnson Place
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(732) 828-3000
RWJ University Hospital Rahway
865 Stone Street
Rahway, NJ 07065
(732) 381-4200
RWJ University Hospital Somerset
110 Rehill Avenue
Somerville, NJ 08876
(908) 685-2200
Trinitas Regional Medical Center – Williamson Street Campus
225 Williamson St
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
(908) 994-5000
1005 North Washington Avenue
Green Brook, NJ 08812
(732) 968-8900

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