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Center for Diabetes Education at Community Medical Center Offers Monthly Insulin Pump Support Group

09/09/2014

September 9, 2014, Toms River, NJ - Managing diabetes is a life-long commitment and a growing number of people are using an insulin pump to help them manage their disease. Wearing an insulin pump to deliver insulin has many benefits and it also raises many questions that need to be addressed to achieve the goal of good insulin control.

The Center for Diabetes Education at Community Medical Center offers a free monthly Insulin Pump Support Group for insulin pump wearers and anyone who assists them with their care. The group is facilitated by a Registered Nurse who is also a Certified Diabetes Educator.

Each month a new educational topic is featured as well as guest speakers, including speakers from various pump, meter and sensor companies to demonstrate different pumps and answer questions regarding their products. Ample time is always available for questions and discussion.

The Insulin Pump Support Group meets on the third Tuesday of each month from 7 - 8:30 pm in the Riverwood 1 Building, 67 Highway 37 West, Toms River, located on the Community Medical Center campus. Ample free parking is available.

Interested individuals should contact the Center for Diabetes Education at 732-349-5757 or email ksiciliano@barnabashealth.org.

The Center for Diabetes Education at Community Medical Center is certified by the American Diabetes Association and is staffed by registered nurses and dietitians who are certified diabetes educators. This comprehensive outpatient program provides one-on-one counseling, education and support to individuals with diabetes to help them manage their disease with confidence.

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