Our endocrinologists diagnose and treat disorders of the endocrine
glands (including diabetes mellitus) and disorders affecting the
thyroid, parathyroid, pituitary and adrenal glands. They also treat and
diagnose disorders of the pancreas and reproductive organs. The scope of
their activities also includes disorders of bone and mineral metabolism
and lipoprotein metabolism, as well as endocrine hypertension and
endocrine aspects of other organ systems.
Diabetes Management Program
The Diabetes Management Program is designed to help you take charge of
your health by learning about diabetes and the importance of controlling
your blood sugar (glucose) level. Our goal is to keep you as healthy and
active as possible and minimize potential complications.
Our program is designed for individuals with type 1 or type 2 diabetes
Individual consultations with a diabetes nurse specialist or
diabetes dietician specialist
A 10-hour course in diabetes management (both day and evening
classes are offered)
Support groups and other resources
A 10-year research study completed by the National Institutes of
Health proved that good blood-glucose control prevents or delays many of
the complications of diabetes.
Our individual consults and group classes are conducted by nurses and
dieticians who are certified diabetes educators. Specific topics
What is diabetes?
Measuring your own blood sugar
Using exercise to control your diabetes
Controlling diabetes is ultimately your responsibility. We can provide
you with the information and skills necessary to take on that
responsibility with confidence. We've helped countless individuals with
diabetes live healthy, active, productive lives.
Preregistration is required to participate in the program. Most
insurance companies will pay for all or part of the cost of the program.
We will help you submit a claim to your insurance company to cover the
program fee, although coverage benefits vary.
Classes are conveniently held at Lankenau Medical Center. For
more information or to register for the program, please call the
Diabetes Management Program at Lankenau Medical Center at 484-476-8477.
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