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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
333 Laurel Oak Road
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Patricia Luceri practices adult endocrinology in Voorhees, NJ and Stratford, NJ. She is affiliated with Kennedy Health System. Dr. Luceri is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Her education and training includes medical school at UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ).

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All Interests: Thyroid Cancer, Osteoporosis, Adrenal Disorders, Diabetes, Pituitary Disorders

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
Rowan Som/department of Medicine; Pavilions of Voorhees
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Elizabeth Helfer's area of specialization is adult endocrinology. These areas are among her clinical interests: metabolic bone disease, graves disease, and neuroendocrine tumors. Dr. Helfer is affiliated with Kennedy Health System. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA HMO, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended Boston University School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Hahnemann University Hospital.

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All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Metabolic Bone Disease, Graves Disease, Tumor, Diabetes Management, Immunization, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jean Marie Davidson, DO
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
200 Bowman Drive; Suite E385
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Jean Davidson specializes in adult endocrinology and practices in Voorhees, NJ and Stratford, NJ. Areas of expertise for Dr. Davidson include cushing's syndrome, pituitary disorders, and fine needle aspiration (FNA). She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. After completing medical school at UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Davidson performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine.

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All Interests: Graves Disease, Diabetes Management, Hyperparathyroidism, Hypertension, Hyperthyroidism, ... (Read more)

Dr. Rose Mary Mary Fair-Covely, DO
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
200 Bowman Drive
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Rose Fair-Covely practices adult endocrinology in Marlton, NJ and Voorhees, NJ. Her areas of expertise include the following: cushing's syndrome, pituitary disorders, and fine needle aspiration (FNA). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Fair-Covely accepts. She is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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All Interests: Graves Disease, Diabetes Management, Hyperparathyroidism, Hypertension, Hyperthyroidism, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
2301 Evesham Road
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Martin Belsky specializes in adult endocrinology and practices in Marlton, NJ, Voorhees, NJ, and Woodbury, NJ. His clinical interests include renal artery stenosis, metabolic bone disease, and graves disease. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Belsky is in-network for QualCare, Medicaid, and Medicare insurance. Dr. Belsky graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine. He is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Metabolic Bone Disease, Graves Disease, Tumor, Nutrition Issues, Diabetes ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Internal Medicine, Pediatric Endocrinology
1012 Laurel Oak Road
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Bassil Kublaoui's specialty is pediatric endocrinology. In his practice, he is particularly interested in type 2 diabetes. Dr. Kublaoui is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). He attended Boston University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Massachusetts General Hospital for residency. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. He has received professional recognition including the following: US News and World Report Top Doctors; Castle Connolly Top Doctors; and Dallas Business Journal's Health Care Heroes Award.

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Relevant Interests: , type 2 diabetes

All Interests: Type 2 Diabetes

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Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
1012 Laurel Oak Road
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Lorraine Katz is a medical specialist in pediatric endocrinology. Dr. Katz is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). She studied medicine at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. Her training includes a residency program at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. She honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Epidemiology, Diabetes

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Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
1012 Laurel Oak Road
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Camille Michaud practices pediatric endocrinology. She is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia, Dr. Michaud attended the University of Vermont College of Medicine for medical school. She is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more.

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All Interests: Diabetes, Obesity, Weight Management

Anthony F. Napoli, MD
Specializes in General Practice, General Pediatrics
13 Lakeview Drive
Gibbsboro, NJ
 

Dr. Anthony Napoli is a general practitioner and pediatrician. Areas of expertise for Dr. Napoli include warts, ankle sprain, and athlete's foot. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, Devon Health Services, and more. Dr. Napoli graduated from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. His professional affiliations include Virtua Voorhees Hospital, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), and Cooper University Health Care.

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All Interests: Warts, Ankle Sprain, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Diabetes Management, Incontinence, Rheumatoid ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Hal Debbs, DO
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Gynecology
2301 Evesham Road; Building 800, Suite 221
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Robert Debbs is a maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology) and gynecology specialist. Clinical interests for Dr. Debbs include high risk pregnancy, thyroid problems, and diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. After attending Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, Dr. Debbs completed his residency training at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Debbs takes. He has received the following distinctions: Philadelphia Super Doctors; Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2011-2012, 2013-2014; and Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine 's annual Top Docs issue in 2002, and from 2013 - 2016. Dr. Debbs is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Diabetes during Pregnancy, Prenatal Ultrasound, Pre-Eclampsia, Miscarriage, Labor ... (Read more)

Dr. Harish Mohan Sehdev, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
2301 Evesham Road; Building 800, Suite 221
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Harish Sehdev is a physician who specializes in maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology). Areas of expertise for Dr. Sehdev include high risk pregnancy, thyroid problems, and diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes). He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Sehdev is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and a graduate of Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania's residency program. Dr. Sehdev has received distinctions including Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014 and Philadelphia Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Virtua Voorhees Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , diabetes, diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes)

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Diabetes during Pregnancy, Prenatal Ultrasound, Pre-Eclampsia, Miscarriage, Blood ... (Read more)

Jeffrey S. Fendrick, MD
Specializes in Home Health, General Pediatrics
13 Lakeview Drive
Gibbsboro, NJ
 

Dr. Jeffrey Fendrick practices home health and general pediatrics. These areas are among his clinical interests: warts, ankle sprain, and athlete's foot. Dr. Fendrick is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and residency at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. Dr. Fendrick is professionally affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

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All Interests: Warts, Ankle Sprain, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Diabetes Management, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Eating ... (Read more)

Dr. Myriam A J Mondestin-Sorrentino, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Gynecology
2301 E Evesham Road; Building 800
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Myriam Mondestin-Sorrentino specializes in maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology) and gynecology. Before completing Dr. Mondestin-Sorrentino's residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, Dr. Mondestin-Sorrentino attended medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. These areas are among Dr. Mondestin-Sorrentino's clinical interests: high risk pregnancy, diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), and heart problems. Dr. Mondestin-Sorrentino's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Mondestin-Sorrentino is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. In addition to English, Dr. Mondestin-Sorrentino (or staff) speaks Spanish, Haitian Creole, and French. Dr. Mondestin-Sorrentino's hospital/clinic affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital and Princeton HealthCare System.

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Relevant Interests: , diabetes, diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes)

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Diabetes during Pregnancy, Prenatal Ultrasound, Pre-Eclampsia, Multiple ... (Read more)

Dr. Ralph F. Costa, MD
Specializes in General Practice, Family Medicine, Preventive Medicine
2301 Evesham Road
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Ralph Costa sees patients in Voorhees, NJ. His medical specialties are general practice, family medicine, and preventive medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: warts, cardiac risk reduction, and carpal tunnel surgery. On average, patients gave Dr. Costa a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Coventry Health Care Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Costa studied medicine at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. He is affiliated with Virtua Voorhees Hospital.

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All Interests: Warts, Ankle Sprain, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Diabetes Management, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Cellulitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Kleinman, DO
Specializes in General Practice, General Internal Medicine, Preventive Medicine
750 Route 73 S; Suite 108
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Michael Kleinman specializes in general practice, general internal medicine, and preventive medicine and practices in Marlton, NJ. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kleinman include warts, depression, and ankle sprain. The average patient rating for Dr. Kleinman is 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Kleinman honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He obtained his medical school training at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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All Interests: Warts, Depression, Ankle Sprain, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Diabetes Management, Dizziness, Bursitis, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
443 Laurel Oak Road
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. G. Witmer's area of specialization is general internal medicine. Patients gave Dr. Witmer an average rating of 2.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Witmer include diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and influenza (flu). He is professionally affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and United Healthcare POS are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Witmer takes. Dr. Witmer is not currently accepting new patients. He studied medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He trained at Jefferson University Hospitals for his residency.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Influenza, Diabetes, Peripheral Vascular Disease, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Insomnia, ... (Read more)

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What is Diabetes?

Diabetes mellitus, or simply 'diabetes,' is a disease where levels of sugar in the blood become dangerously high. When food is eaten, the body converts it into a form of sugar called glucose that can be used by cells in the body for energy. An organ called the pancreas secretes a hormone called insulin that acts like a key, ‘unlocking’ cell walls so that glucose can be absorbed and used. When something in this process goes wrong, and glucose builds up to dangerous levels, diabetes happens.

There are a couple of different types of diabetes, depending on what is causing glucose levels to rise.

Type 1 diabetes happens when the pancreas produces little or no insulin. Usually diagnosed in childhood, this type used to be called juvenile diabetes. It affects about 5% of all diabetics. We don’t know what causes the pancreas to shut down, but it is thought that a virus might trigger an immune reaction, where the body attacks and destroys the pancreas by mistake. People who have relatives with type 1 diabetes are more likely to have it themselves.

Type 2 diabetes happens when the cell walls do not recognize the insulin produced very well, called insulin resistance. The pancreas can still produce insulin, but it is not effective at lowering blood sugar levels. This type of diabetes is strongly linked to being overweight. However, not everyone who is overweight will get type 2 diabetes, and not everyone who has type 2 diabetes is overweight. Other risk factors include age, race, and a family history of diabetes.

Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that happens in the last half of pregnancy. Women with gestational diabetes generally do not have diabetes before or after they are pregnant. The placenta produces hormones that block the action of insulin in the mother’s body. For about 18% of women, their pancreas cannot produce enough insulin to keep up with the increased demands and they become diabetic while pregnant. High blood sugar levels can be dangerous to the developing fetus, causing complications such as high birth weight, low blood sugar and jaundice, so it is important to treat gestational diabetes even if it only lasts a few weeks.

Many people currently living with diabetes do not know it yet, since mild diabetes has few or no symptoms. As blood sugar levels rise over time, symptoms begin to appear. Some include:
  • thirst
  • fatigue
  • frequent urination
  • unexplained weight loss
  • blurred vision
A simple blood test in the doctor’s office can diagnose diabetes.

Treatment depends on the type and severity of diabetes. Most people with type 1 diabetes rely on insulin injections to survive. Some people with type 2 or gestational diabetes also take insulin, or they may take oral medications or control their blood sugar with diet and exercise. It’s important for all diabetics to monitor their blood sugar daily so they can stay healthy.

If diabetes is not treated well, it can be dangerous, damaging the eyes, nerves, and kidneys, and leading to heart disease and the loss of limbs. However, if it is well managed, diabetes does not have to limit your life. Keeping diabetes under good control is the best way to enjoy a long and healthy life.