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 Overlook 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.”

Men's Health Awareness, BMI and Glucose Screenings
Learn how your body fat percentage and BMI impact your heart health. This program includes Type 2 diabetes screenings that use a non-fasting finger stick for immediate results.

 
  • Tuesday, June 4; 10:00am to Noon
    Gateway YMCA, 1000 Galloping Hill Road, Union, NJ

     
  • Wednesday, June 5; Noon to 2:00pm
    Vita Gallo, 12 Chestnut Avenue, Summit, NJ

     
  • Thursday, June 6; 10:00am to Noon
    Scotch Plains YMCA, 1340 Martine Avenue, Scotch Plains, NJ

     
  • Tuesday, June 11; 11:00am to 1:00pm
    Shoprite of Clark, 76 Central Avenue, Clark, NJ

     
  • Thursday, June 13; 10:00am to Noon
    Westfield YMCA, 220 Clark Street, Westfield, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 908-522-2842.
 
Steps to Control Diabetes
This is a self-management education course designed to help patients and their families plan meals, monitor blood sugar, prevent complications and implement healthy lifestyle habits.  Individual and group classes are available and are covered by Medicare and most major insurers.
Overlook Medical Center
For a schedule and to register, please call 908-522-5277.
 
Chambers Center by PALM Health
Our state-of-the-art, personalized medicine clinic and wellness club offers a comprehensive range of medical, preventive care, mental health, fitness, nutrition, spa and therapeutic services designed to improve overall well-being. Learn more >


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