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Diabetes

  • No one knows for sure what causes diabetes, but we do know that the number of Americans diagnosed with the disease is at a record high. According to the American Diabetes Association, approximately 24 million people in the United States have diabetes. 

    While an estimated 17.9 million have been diagnosed, 5.7 million people are unaware that they have diabetes.

    If you are among the millions of Americans with diabetes, you know that the key to successfully managing the disease is education. Knowing what to eat, how to control blood sugar and cholesterol and which medications to take are all important parts of managing diabetes. Certified diabetes educators at Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia’s Gutman Diabetes Institute can help you answer these questions and keep your diabetes under control.

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    To find out more about diabetes-related services offered through the Gutman Diabetes Institute, select a link below.

    Living With Diabetes Education Program
    Einstein's Living with Diabetes education program teaches people how to manage diabetes through diet, exercise and, if necessary, medications.

    Living With Diabetes Support Group
    The Living With Diabetes support group is designed to empower people with diabetes to effectively manage their health.

    Kidney Transplant
    Einstein’s kidney transplant program provides expert care for even the most challenging cases.

    Am I A Candidate for Weight Loss Surgery?
    The primary screening tool to identify potential candidates for weight loss surgery is body mass index, or BMI.

    Locations

    Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia 
    5401 Old York Road
    Klein Building, Suite 331
    Philadelphia, PA 19141
    Phone: 215-572-5200
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    Einstein Medical Center Montgomery
    559 W. Germantown Pike
    East Norriton, PA 19403
    Phone: 484-622-1000
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    Einstein Physicians Wister Street
    Two Penn Blvd. (625 E. Wister Street)
    Suite 111
    Philadelphia, PA 19144
    Phone: 215-843-6093
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    Medical Arts Building
    50 Township Line Road
    Ste. G01
    Elkins Park, PA 19027
    Phone: 215-572-5200
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    More Diabetes Information

    Links to Diabetes Web Sites

    Diabetes Information from our Health Library

     

  • Questions? Call Us:

    1.800.346.7834

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    Diabetes
    Understanding diabetes, including tips on prevention and complications that can arise from the disease, from Einstein Healthcare Network doctors Donee Patterson and Nissa Blocher.
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