Diabetes

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South Shore Medical Center
(781) 878-5200

South Shore Hospital
(781) 624-4166 

 

Helping You Live Well with Diabetes

Dietitian and patient talking about nutrition

Whether you have pre-diabetes, are newly diagnosed, or are coping with gestational diabetes, South Shore Health can help you make changes that will allow you to better manage your diabetes and improve your quality of life.

We offer certified programs in two locations. The Diabetes Center at South Shore Hospital has registered nurse diabetes educators and dietitians that offer expert instruction to mothers managing gestational diabetes.

 

South Shore Medical Center has been an accredited diabetes education program by the American Association of Diabetes Educators since 2013. This affiliation allows us to provide increased access to critical diabetes education services for patients with Type I and Type II diabetes.

The South Shore Health Center for Wound Healing also helps patients with difficult-to-heal diabetic wounds, should you need it.

South Shore Health also offers support groups for patients with diabetes. Here, our experts and other patients with diabetes provide encouragement and advice as you manage the disease. 

Our Approach
Our diabetes experts will work with you to develop a plan that allows you to make lasting lifestyle changes that will work for you as you manage your diabetes. Our team is committed to providing the support and encouragement you need to live your healthiest life.
 

Conditions We Treat:

  • Type I diabetes
  • Type II diabetes
  • Gestational diabetes

We offer training and education on the following topics:

  • Nutrition: meal planning, snacks, and sweets
  • Fitness and daily activity
  • Insulin, injectable and oral medications
  • Insulin pump management
  • Continuous glucose monitoring
  • Sick-day management
  • Foot, vision, skin and dental care

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