Diabetes educator receives certification

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x x CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Registered dietician Margaret Monge, who joined the Diabetes Center at Cape Regional Medical Center in May of last year, has achieved certification as a Diabetes Educator (CDE).

Monge received her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics from Rutgers University, Cook College in New Brunswick. She completed her Dietetic Internship at South Jersey Healthcare in Vineland.

“Achieving Diabetes Educator Certification is an amazing accomplishment,” stated Cindy Kraemer, program manager of The Diabetes Center at Cape Regional Medical Center. “Margaret’s experience as a clinical and registered dietitian is a valuable asset to the patients we serve at the Medical Center and the Diabetes Center.” 

Monge and her husband Chris live in Cape May with their family. The Monge family owns and operates Bella Vida Cafe in West Cape May where Chris manages the kitchen.

The Certification Examination for Diabetes Educators is designed and intended solely for healthcare professionals who have job responsibilities that include the direct provision of diabetes self-management education (DSME), a minimum of 1,000 hours of DSME experience, and a minimum of two years of professional practice experience in the discipline.

The Diabetes Center is Joint Commission certified for its Inpatient Diabetes Program, as well as being certified by the American Diabetes Association.

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