Diabetes and the Self-Management Program
Diabetes self-management education is the hallmark of care at the Saint Peter's Thyroid and Diabetes Center.
Private counseling sessions tailor a plan of care for each individual's needs, and outpatient group classes are held to help reinforce good self-management practices. Our multidisciplinary staff includes:
- Board-certified endocrinologists
- Certified diabetes educators
- Licensed clinical social workers
- Registered dietitians
- Registered nurses.
Together, our team provides diagnosis; education; medication, including the insulin pump; nutrition counseling
; diagnostic continuous monitoring; exercise counseling; and psychological counseling. We also offer a full range of support services through the many specialties available at Saint Peter's, such as wound care
, podiatry and dialysis.
Diabetes and Endocrinology Services
The Center for Diabetes Self-Management promotes among children the concept of parent-supervised self-care through education, medication (including the insulin pump) and emotional support. The state-designated Regional Center for Inherited Endocrine Disorders provides testing, treatment, and education related to congenital hypothyroidism and congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH). The Center also provides evaluation and management of puberty, growth, thyroid and mineral metabolism disorders.
For more information on Diabetes Self-Management, call Saint Peter’s Thyroid and Diabetes Center at 732-745-6667