Diabetes

Nutrition, exercise and lifestyle changes can play a big role in the fight against diabetes. Learn how by coming to an event sponsored by Overlook Medical Center, where a registered dietician will share recipes and other expert tips for managing blood sugar levels and improving overall health. The seminar takes place on Tuesday, November 14 from 11:00am to 1:30pm at the New Providence Senior Center, located at 15 East 4th Street in New Providence, NJ. To register, call 1-800-247-9580.




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. Unless otherwise noted, to register for any of these programs call 1-800-247-9580 Monday through Thursday between 8:30am to 8:00pm and Friday between 8:30am and 4:30pm or sign-up online at Atlantic Health System’s classes and events registration; all programs are free unless a fee is indicated.

Know Your Numbers
Have your blood pressure measured and learn your risk for Type 2 diabetes with a non-fasting finger stick that gives immediate results. Counseling and educational materials will be provided; registration is required.

Mondays, 11:00am to 2:00pm
Overlook Downtown, 357 Springfield Avenue, Summit, NJ

Tuesday, October 17; 11:00am to 1:00pm
Clark ShopRite, 76 Central Avenue, Clark

Thursday, October 19; 11:00am to 1:00pm
Union Wellness Center, 1000 Galloping Hill Road, Union, NJ

Thursday, November 9; 2:30 to 4:00pm
Ravi West Indian Grocery, 204 Clinton Avenue, Plainfield, NJ

Thursday, November 30; 10:00am to Noon
Westfield YMCA, 220 Clark Street, Westfield, NJ

For more information and to register, please call 1-800-247-9580.

Diabetes Screenings
Learn your risk for Type 2 diabetes with a non-fasting finger stick that gives immediate results. Counseling and educational materials will be provided; registration is required.

Friday, November 3; 10:00am to 1:00pm
204 Hillside Avenue, Livingston, NJ

Tuesday, November 7; 4:00 to 6:00pm
Union ShopRite, 2401 US Route 22 West, Union, NJ

Tuesday, November 14; 11:00am to 1:00pm
Clark ShopRite, 76 Central Avenue, Clark, NJ

Thursday, November 16; 1:00 to 3:00pm
Maplewood Library, 1688 Springfield Avenue, Maplewood, NJ

Tuesday, November 21; 11:00am to 1:00pm
Union Wellness Center, 1000 Galloping Hill Road, Union, NJ

For more information and to register, please call 1-800-247-9580.

Brown Bag Medication Check Up
Have a pharmacist evaluate your prescription and over-the-counter medications and herbal supplements to identify any adverse drug interactions. Tips for safety and adherence to dosage schedules will be discussed.
Wednesday, October 25; 12:30 to 1:30pm
Westfield YMCA, 220 Clark Street, Westfield, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-800-247-9580.

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.
Tuesday, November 14; 11:00am to 1:30pm
New Providence Senior Center, 15 East 4th Street, New Providence, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-800-247-9580.
 
Taking 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 for Well Being
The Chambers Center for Well Being can help you develop a personal plan for a healthier lifestyle. Through lectures, classes and therapeutic services, we’ll show you how stress management, proper dietary balance and increased exercise can improve your overall well-being – mind, body and spirit.View a full list of classes, services and related fees or call 908-598-7997.


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