Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease in which the body's blood glucose, or sugar, levels are too high.

Programs + Services


Clinical Nutrition

The Division of Clinical Nutrition at Tufts Medical Center provides inpatient and outpatient nutritional services.
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Weight and Wellness Center

The Weight and Wellness Center at Tufts Medical Center offers a top weight loss program that includes surgical and medical weight loss options to patients.
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Diabetes Center

The Diabetes Center in downtown Boston provides a full range of services for the diagnosis and management of diabetes and its complications with an emphasis on prevention.
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General Endocrine Clinic

The General Endocrine Clinic at Tufts Medical Center in Boston provides evaluation and treatment for patients with a wide range of endocrine disorders.
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Lifestyle Coaching Program for Diabetes and Weight Loss

The Lifestyle Coaching Program for Diabetes Reversal at Tufts Medical Center helps patients lose weight to reduce their risk of diabetes or complications.
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Diabetes Self Management Education

The Divisions of Primary Care and Endocrinology hosts a Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) group, open to all ages and experiences with diabetes.
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Doctors + Care Team

Ronald M. Lechan, MD, PhD

Ronald M. Lechan, MD, PhD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism; Co-Director, Hypothalamic and Pituitary Disease Center; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5689
Fax #: 617-636-4719

Hypothalamic disease, pituitary disease, disorders of the thyroid, adrenal disease, islet cell tumors

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Edward Saltzman, MD

Edward Saltzman, MD

Title(s): Chief, Division of Clinical Nutrition; Director, Adult Nutrition Support Services; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine; Dean for Education, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University
Department(s): Medicine, Clinical Nutrition
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Enteral and parenteral nutrition

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Anastassios G. Pittas, MD, MS

Anastassios G. Pittas, MD, MS

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Co-Director, Diabetes and Lipid Center; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5689
Fax #: 617-636-4719

• Pre-diabetes and prevention of diabetes
• Diabetes
• Hypoglycemia
• Vitamin D
• Virtual care and digital connectivity

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Andrew S. Greenberg, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Endocrinologist; Dr. Robert and Veronica Atkins Professor in Metabolism and Nutrition, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Clinical Nutrition, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Appt. Phone: 617-556-3144
Fax #: 617-556-3224

Obesity, lipid disorders, diabetes, general endocrinology

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Aruna A. Saraswat, MD

Aruna A. Saraswat, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Endocrinologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5689
Fax #: 617-636-4719

Thyroid disease, diabetes, general endocrinology

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Jacqueline T. Kung, MD

Jacqueline T. Kung, MD

Accepting New Patients

LGBTQ Health

Title(s): Director, Thyroid Disease Clinic; Endocrinologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5689
Fax #: 617-636-8187

Thyroid disease, neck ultrasound, thyroid nodules, thyroid cancer, thyroid fine needle aspiration biopsy

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Jeffrey R. Vercollone, MD, MS
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Jeffrey R. Vercollone, MD, MS

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Attending Physician; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5689
Fax #: 617-636-4719

General endocrine, thyroid disease, diabetes

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Joel B. Mason, MD

Joel B. Mason, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Gastroenterologist; Professor, Tufts University Schools of Medicine and Friedman School of Nutritional Science and Policy; Senior Scientist and Director, Vitamins and Carcinogenesis Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University
Department(s): Medicine, Clinical Nutrition, Gastroenterology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5883
Fax #: 617-636-1480

Malabsorption and unintentional weight loss, Inflammatory bowel disease, nutritional aspects of gastrointestinal disease, home nutritional therapy, enteral and parenteral nutrition

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Lisa Ceglia, MD

Lisa Ceglia, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Director, Metabolic Bone Diseases Clinic; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5689
Fax #: 617-636-4719

Metabolic bone disease, nutrition, general endocrinology

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Michael L. Dansinger, MD, MS

Michael L. Dansinger, MD, MS

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Internist; Staff Member, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism; Director, Lifestyle Coaching for Diabetes Weight Loss; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5689
Fax #: 617-636-8107

Lifestyle management of diabetes, heart disease risk factors, obesity, internal medicine

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Richard D. Siegel, MD
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Richard D. Siegel, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Co-Director, Diabetes and Lipid Center; Endocrinologist; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Clinical Nutrition, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5689
Fax #: 617-636-4719

Diabetes, obesity, inpatient and outpatient diabetes, general endocrinology

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Robin Koshy, MD

Robin Koshy, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Endocrinologist; Assistant professor, TUSM
Department(s): Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5689
Fax #: 617-636-4719

Bone and Mineral Metabolism

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Sameer K.  Chinoy, MD

Sameer K. Chinoy, MD

Accepting New Patients

LGBTQ Health

Title(s): Primary Care Physician; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Internal Medicine and Adult Primary Care
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5400
Fax #: 617-636-1384

Adult Primary Care

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