Diabetes Management and Treatment

What sets us apart


Our Center is a hospital-based program that will work with a persons' needs and respond to those needs with compassion, caring and knowledgeable decisions. Unlike other hospital programs in the area, our Center gives you access to full-time, board-certified employed physicians and access to certified diabetes nurse educators and nutritional support services. We also offer a goal-oriented self-management and treatment program. All of which is supported by the full depth of services offered at Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford and Melrose-Wakefield Hospital.

Our Center is dedicated to helping adult patients with:

  • Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes
  • Gestational diabetes
  • Thyroid diseases
  • Osteoporosis
  • Other endocrine disorders


The overall goal is to help people with diabetes have a better quality of life by preventing any complications that often arise from diabetes including: early stage heart disease and strokes, blindness or greatly reduced vision, kidney failure and loss of nerve sensations that can interfere with mobility and loss limbs.

Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate at Hallmark Health System at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital
585 Lebanon St.
Melrose, MA
(781) 979-3400
Alice DiCenzo, RN, BSN, CDE (Certified Diabetes Educator/Pump Trainer
Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate at Hallmark Health System at Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford
170 Governors Ave.
Medford, MA
(781) 306-6370
Rena LaVasseur, RN, CDE (Certified Diabetes Educator)

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