We found 21 providers with an interest in diabetes and who accept CIGNA PPO near Sicklerville, NJ.

Specializes in Family Medicine
369s White Horse Pike
Waterford, NJ
 

Dr. Gregg Pearson works as a family practitioner. Patient ratings for Dr. Pearson average 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include post-polio syndrome (PPS), warts, and ankle sprain. Dr. Pearson honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Pearson attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Pearson's professional affiliations include Kennedy Health System and Virtua Voorhees Hospital. Dr. Pearson is accepting new patients.

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

Specializes in Adult Nephrology
300 Medical Center Drive
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Gerardo Varallo practices adult nephrology. He is a graduate of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Varallo trained at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford for his residency. His clinical interests include renal artery stenosis, polycystic kidney disease, and kidney stones. Dr. Varallo honors several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He is professionally affiliated with Inspira Medical Center Vineland. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Polycystic Kidney Disease, Glomerulonephritis, Acute Kidney Injury, Scleroderma, Kidney Stones, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Family Medicine, Adolescent Medicine, Geriatrics
339 Route 73 South
Berlin, NJ
 

Dr. Joseph Hassman's areas of specialization are family medicine, geriatrics (elderly care), and adolescent medicine; he sees patients in Berlin, NJ. His clinical interests include warts, thyroid problems, and cardiac risk reduction. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. After attending Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, Dr. Hassman completed his residency training at Parkview Hospital. Dr. Hassman is affiliated with Kennedy Health System.

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

Specializes in Family Medicine, Adolescent Medicine, Geriatrics
339 Route 73 South
Berlin, NJ
 

Dr. Michael Hassman sees patients in Berlin, NJ. His medical specialties are family medicine, geriatrics (elderly care), and adolescent medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Hassman average 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: warts, thyroid problems, and cardiac risk reduction. Dr. Hassman is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System. He honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Hassman attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine.

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

Specializes in Family Medicine
187 Route 73 South; Suite B
Cedar Brook, NJ
 

Dr. Sean Goudsward works as a family medicine physician. These areas are among Dr. Goudsward's clinical interests: warts, ankle sprain, and athlete's foot. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Viant, and more. Before performing his residency at Delaware County Memorial Hospital, Dr. Goudsward attended Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school. Dr. Goudsward is affiliated with Kennedy Health System.

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

Specializes in General Pediatrics
801 Liberty Place
Sicklerville, NJ
 

Dr. Shahram Mirmanesh's specialty is general pediatrics. Dr. Mirmanesh's clinical interests include warts, hepatitis, and ankle sprain. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Ross University School of Medicine.

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

Specializes in Family Medicine
339 Route 73 South
Berlin, NJ
 

Dr. Richard Mauriello works as a family practitioner. He graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Mauriello include warts, thyroid problems, and cardiac risk reduction. Patient ratings for Dr. Mauriello average 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System.

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

Specializes in Family Medicine
339 Route 73 South
Berlin, NJ
 

Dr. David Hassman's specialty is family medicine. He is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and Emory University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Hassman completed a residency program at Suburban General Hospital. These areas are among Dr. Hassman's clinical interests: warts, thyroid problems, and cardiac risk reduction. The average patient rating for Dr. Hassman is 2.0 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System.

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

Specializes in Family Medicine
468 Hurffville - Cross Keys Road
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Neil Levin is a family practitioner in Sewell, NJ. Areas of expertise for Dr. Levin include thyroid problems, cardiac risk reduction, and psoriasis. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System and Virtua Voorhees Hospital. Dr. Levin studied medicine at Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. On average, patients gave Dr. Levin a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Levin accepts. He is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Erectile Dysfunction, Fibromyalgia, Hypertension, Sinus Problems, Rhinitis, ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
151 Fries Mill Road; Suite 105
Turnersville, NJ
 

Dr. Eric Grossman is a general obstetrician and gynecologist. The average patient rating for Dr. Grossman is 4.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Grossman include menopause, vaginal vault suspension, and pre-eclampsia. Dr. Grossman is affiliated with Kennedy Health System. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Grossman obtained his medical school training at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and performed his residency at LeHigh Valley Hospital Network.

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All Interests: Menopause, Vaginal Vault Suspension, Prenatal Ultrasound, Pre-Eclampsia, Loop Electrosurgical ... (Read more)

Specializes in Other, General Obstetrics & Gynecology
802 Liberty Place
Sicklerville, NJ
 

Dr. Patricia Stafford's specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. After attending MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia. Dr. Stafford's areas of expertise include colposcopy, menopause, and pre-eclampsia. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Stafford is professionally affiliated with Virtua Voorhees Hospital.

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All Interests: Colposcopy, Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure, Cervix Problems, Cervical Dysplasia, Vaginal ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Internal Medicine
524 Williamstown Road
Sicklerville, NJ
 

Dr. Nicholas Demaria specializes in general internal medicine and practices in Sicklerville, NJ. Dr. Demaria (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Italian. Dr. Demaria's areas of expertise include warts, ankle sprain, and athlete's foot. He is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System. Before performing his residency at Cooper University Hospital, Dr. Demaria attended the University of Guadalajara, University Center of Health Sciences for medical school. The average patient rating for Dr. Demaria is 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Joann Richichi, DO
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
239 Hurffville Cross Keys Road
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Joann Richichi's specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Richichi include menopause, female incontinence, and myomectomy (fibroid removal). Dr. Richichi is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing her residency at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford, Dr. Richichi attended medical school at Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific. She is professionally affiliated with Virtua Voorhees Hospital.

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All Interests: Female Incontinence, Amenorrhea, Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure, Hysteroscopy, Cervical ... (Read more)

Dr. Christopher Amato, DO
Specializes in General Pediatrics
239 Hurffville - Crosskeys Road
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Christopher Amato specializes in general pediatrics and practices in Gibbsboro, NJ and Sewell, NJ. His areas of expertise include warts, celiac disease, and ankle sprain. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and CIGNA Plans. After attending UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, Dr. Amato completed his residency training at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System.

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All Interests: Warts, Ankle Sprain, Sports Health, Athlete's Foot, Eating Disorders, Cellulitis, Chronic Fatigue ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Internal Medicine
600 Cross Keys Road; #102
Sicklerville, NJ
 

Dr. Prahlad Patel's area of specialization is general internal medicine. His areas of expertise include warts, ankle sprain, and athlete's foot. Dr. Patel is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System and Virtua Voorhees Hospital. He attended Medical College Baroda for medical school and subsequently trained at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers for residency. The average patient rating for Dr. Patel is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Patel takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers.

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

Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
239 Hurffville Cross Keys Road
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Catherine Minter's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. She has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Minter include menopause, female incontinence, and myomectomy (fibroid removal). She is affiliated with Virtua Voorhees Hospital. Dr. Minter is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and CIGNA Plans. She attended Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Abington Memorial Hospital.

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All Interests: Female Incontinence, Amenorrhea, Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure, Hysteroscopy, Cervical ... (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.
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