More Support for Managing Your Diabetes

  • New Endocrinologist Joins Capital Health, Opens Princeton Office
  • Diabetes Education Program Earns National Recertification

February 23, 2016 – Capital Health – Endocrinology Specialists has partnered with patients and referring primary care providers for more than a decade and continues to grow to help those with diabetes find the help they need.

Capital Health recently introduced Dr. Sunil Thomas to the team of board certified endocrinologists at its Hamilton-based Endocrinology Specialists office.

Joining Drs. Sheri Gillis-Funderburk, Albert Empedrad and Yan Wu at Endocrinology Specialists’ main office in Hamilton, Dr. Thomas has also opened an office in Princeton (Montgomery Commons, 811 Executive Drive, Building 8, Princeton, NJ, just off Route 206).

“Diabetes is a disease that is becoming much more common. But with the help of specialists like Dr. Thomas and by becoming better educated about diabetes, people can lead a healthy life and manage their diabetes before it becomes harder to control,” said Al Maghazehe, president and CEO of Capital Health.

Capital Health’s diabetes self-management education program has also been awarded continued recognition from the American Diabetes Association.

“This recognition means that our team teaches nationally recognized best practices for participants to lead healthier lives by covering topics such as nutrition, exercise, medications, and preventing, detecting, and treating diabetic complications, just to name a few,” said Dr. Sheri Gillis-Funderburk, director of the Capital Health Diabetes Education Program.

Meet Dr. Sunil Thomas 
Dr. Sunil Thomas joined Capital Health from Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, MI, where he completed his fellowship training in adult endocrinology. Dr. Thomas completed his internal medicine residency at Metrohealth Medical Center in Cleveland, OH. He is board certified in internal medicine and endocrinology by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Call 609.896.5970 or visit capitalendocrinology.com to make an appointment with Dr. Thomas in Hamilton or Princeton.

About Our Diabetes Education Program 
We offer two programs for those living with diabetes to develop their self-care skills. Call 609.537.7081 or click on the links below for more information or to register.

DIABETES EDUCATION PROGRAM
This comprehensive physician referral-based program has been recognized by the American Diabetes Association since 2005.

DIABETES EDUCATION SERIES AT THE NOVO NORDISK FAMILY RESOURCE ROOM
Free informal classes are offered on a regular basis free of charge in the Novo Nordisk Family Resource Room at Capital Health Medical Center – Hopewell.

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