PARAMUS, NJ — The Diabetes Basis is launching a brand new program, the Bergen County Diabetes Initiative. This program, in partnership with Bergen New Bridge Medical Middle, will assist individuals in New Jersey who’re residing with diabetes to have higher well being outcomes, in response to a information launch.
The Diabetes Basis and Bergen New Bridge Medical Middle have come collectively to supply adults, residing with diabetes, wrap-around care to make sure they’ve the medicine, provides, healthcare and schooling essential to handle their diabetes, the group mentioned.
By a brand new Affected person Navigator at The Diabetes Basis, put in place with the assist of The Russell Berrie Basis, customized steering will likely be offered to people to assist them keep on monitor with their diabetes self-management.
“We’re glad to assist The Diabetes Basis with their Affected person Navigator Initiative,” mentioned Ruth Salzman, Chief Govt Officer of The Russell Berrie Basis. “Our hope is that this function will join sufferers to group assets and enhance diabetes outcomes.”
DF’s direct providers will embrace emergency insulin, provides, A1c screenings, schooling by their licensed Diabetes Self-Administration Training and Assist program in each English and Spanish, and assist teams. Bergen New Bridge will present its huge healthcare providers in all areas, together with endocrinology, cardiology and podiatry.
This collaboration will guarantee a “regular circulation of providers, at any level, from diabetes analysis to consultations, remedy and associated care.”
“We’re very excited to announce this partnership which is able to permit for better entry to care inside the Bergen County space,” mentioned Ginine Cilenti, Govt Director of the Diabetes Basis. “The principle focus of this system is to teach and encourage sufferers to raised handle their diabetes by our schooling initiatives and numerous providers.”
“Our partnership with The Diabetes Basis furthers our mission to assist our communities higher perceive and handle their persistent circumstances, akin to diabetes,” mentioned Deborah Visconi, President and Chief Govt Officer of Bergen New Bridge Medical Middle.
“We’re happy to collaborate with The Diabetes Basis to broaden entry to care, enhance group schooling, and work with our sufferers by offering them with the instruments they should stay a wholesome way of life.”