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Endocrinology and Diabetes

Endocrinology and Diabetes

The Diabetes and Endocrine Center at Nashoba Valley Medical Center provides expert diagnosis and treatment for patients with diabetes and other endocrine and metabolic disorders.

Endocrinology and Diabetes

200 Groton Road
Ayer, MA 01432
978-784-9534

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Nashoba Valley's Endocrinology and Diabetes Services

Nashoba’s board-certified endocrinologist provides personalized consultation and state-of-the-art disease management for the following conditions:

  • Thyroid and parathyroid disorders
  • Disorders of the adrenal, pituitary and reproductive glands, including polycystic ovary syndrome and hypogonadism

We offer the latest services and treatments, including:

  • High-resolution ultrasound/fine needle aspiration of thyroid nodules
  • Treatment for osteoporosis
Diabetes Services

At our outpatient facility, a team of clinicians, physicians, a nurse practitioner, diabetes nurse educators, and a dietitian, who are certified diabetes educators (CDE), are dedicated to helping people with diabetes, their families, and caregivers. The team builds an individualized diabetes self-management program for each patient, including guidance of diet, medication, exercise, and other factors to bring blood glucose levels as close to target as possible and avoid or minimize diabetes-related complications.

Diabetes Programs and Services

Nashoba offers a variety of diabetes services, including:

  • Insulin pump therapy
  • Computer technology for blood glucose management
  • Continuous glucose monitor sensing interpretation and management
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Community education services
  • Continuing education for health care professionals
  • Support groups

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Resources

Nashoba Prediabetes
Given that diabetes is costly, hard to treat, and approaching epidemic levels, it’s not surprising that interest in prediabetes is growing.
Nashoba Diabetes Vision
People with diabetes are more likely to develop eye problems, such as cataracts and glaucoma, but the effect of diabetes on the retina is the main threat to vision.

Our Team

Samara Pena, MD
Samara Pena, MD

Endocrinology/Diabetes/Metabolism,
Endocrinology

Sue Morris
Sue Morris

Diabetes

Cigy Methratta, NP
Cigy Methratta, NP

Endocrinology