Hallmark Health System is affiliated with the Joslin Diabetes Center, the world's preeminent diabetes research and clinical care organization.
The Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate at Hallmark Health System, led by Sunita Schurgin, MD offers the latest advances for treating diabetes and its complications as well as patient education and support services. Hallmark Health is one of 47 national and two international Affiliate locations and the only Joslin Affiliate in Boston's northern suburbs.
The Center at Hallmark Health System offers advanced clinical care for the treatment of diabetes for patients age 18 and older, as well as patient education and support services. These include diabetes screening, comprehensive diabetes care and management, weight management and nutrition counseling. Along with expert diabetes care, these physicians will continue to provide treatment for a wide variety of other endocrinology diagnoses.
Small changes to diet and lifestyle can make an impact on your risk for developing Type II diabetes.
Health Minute welcomes Dr. Bindiya Thakkar, an endocrinologist at the Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate at Hallmark Health at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. In this video, Dr. Thakkar will help to define diabetes and discuss causes, prevention and treatment options.
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