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Diabetes Management Program
Wellness Center
Axelrod 7 East
81 Highland Avenue
Salem MA 01970
Tel: 978.825.6505

About Our Program

patient with gestational diabetes

Goals and approach

  • Gestational diabetes assessment and management
  • Goal setting for optimal blood sugar management
  • Individualized assessment by diabetes educators
  • Insulin pump education
  • Instruction in blood sugar monitoring
  • Nutritional assessment, recommendations and meal planning
  • Recommendations for oral medication and/or insulin adjustment

Medical nutrition therapy

Medical Nutrition Therapy is a key component of diabetes education and management. Treatment provided by a registered dietitian, and includes a nutrition diagnosis as well as therapeutic and counseling services to help manage diabetes.

Gestational diabetes

Our Medical Nutrition Therapy services may also help patients diagnosed with gestational diabetes. Theresa Davis, our certified diabetes educator and a registered dietitian, works with gestational diabetes patients to guide them through their pregnancy, and also post-pregnancy as needed. 

Professionally-led support group

Our Diabetes Management Support Group is led by a clinical diabetes educator and is an opportunity for patients and their families to gain valuable insight and get support. Learn more

Self-management education

Diabetes self-management education classes meet for 90 minute sessions at Salem Hospital. Learn more

Physician referral