Diabetes & Endocrinology | Sturdy Memorial Hospital | Attleboro, MA

Diabetes & Endocrinology

family eatingOur Specialty Care

As part of our specialty care services for endocrinology and those with diabetes we offer nutritional counseling, ophthalmology services, podiatry services, a wellness exercise program, and support groups. Support groups are open to both people with diabetes and their friends and family. For full meeting schedule view our Classes & Events.

Woman testing blood sugar levels

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

November marks Diabetes Awareness Month, a time to better educate and understand this life-changing disease affecting millions of Americans. In fact, more than 30 million people have been diagnosed with diabetes, and nearly 2 million more will be diagnosed this year. It’s important now more than ever to understand the risks and complications associated with this disease.

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Diabetes Management Program

Our Diabetes Management Program is an interactive education process led by a Diabetes Educator to assess, identify, and assist people with diabetes, and their families, on ways to best manage their disease and prevent complications. Our Diabetes Management Program has been recognized by the American Diabetes Association for Quality Self-Management Education and Support.

The Program focuses on the 7 self-care behaviors for improved health:

  1. Healthy eating
  2. Being active
  3. Monitoring your blood sugar
  4. Taking medication
  5. Reducing risks
  6. Problem solving
  7. Healthy coping

What can I expect?

An educational session with a diabetes educator, that includes:

  • Assessment of your educational needs
  • Review of disease process
  • Tips to assist in overcoming barriers to healthy behaviors
  • Incorporating blood glucose testing and medications into daily routine
  • Scheduling follow-up visits to monitor progress; if appropriate


Our endocrinology physician, Dr. Narmada Movva, and staff provide the full spectrum of endocrine services, including diabetes management, thyroid disease management, and treatment of hormonal disorders, as well as treatment for the more complicated endocrine disorders.

How Do I Register?

To register, you will need to obtain a referral from your primary care physician. Your physician’s office should then call Sturdy’s diabetes office coordinator at 508-236-7151 or fax the referral to 508-236-7152. The diabetes office coordinator is then able to schedule your first appointment in the diabetes management program.