Diabetes

Put the autumn comfort food on hold. There’s still plenty of time to enjoy healthy summertime meals on the barbecue. Atlantic Health System’s Chef Todd has a recipe for orange tarragon chicken that will make your grill the envy of the neighborhood. It uses basic ingredients to prepare a tasty marinade and dressing and the total cooking time is just six to eight minutes. Get the full recipe >





Diabetes Programs and Screenings

Education and prevention can keep you and your loved ones healthy. We invite you to take advantage of the programs, support groups and screenings available. Adults 65 and older who are looking to stay well with age may benefit from events labeled “New Vitality.”

 
Diabetes Education and Support Group
Diabetes patients can receive mutual education and encouragement.
  • First Thursday of every month; 10:00 to 11:00am
  • Third Wednesday of every month; 7:00 to 8:30pm
Atlantic Health Pavilion, 242 West Parkway, Pompton Plains, NJ
For more information, please call 973-831-5229.
 
Diabetes Self-Management Education Program
For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 973-831-5216



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Plant-Based Diet Helps Keep Diabetes at Bay

THURSDAY, July 25, 2019 -- Turns out that the old adage -- an apple a day keeps the doctor away -- may actually be true. New research suggests that the more plant foods you eat, the lower your risk of type 2 diabetes.

People who ate a mostly plant-based diet reduced their risk of diabetes by 23%, the study found.

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