Summit Endocrinology

Hours

Mon 7:30a - 5p | Tues-Thurs 7a - 5:30p | Fri 7a - 5p

Conditions Treated 

Eat Well Be Well Summit Endocrinology Nutrition Counseling Services
  • Diabetes
  • Digestive disorders
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Thyroid Cancer management
  • Osteoporosis
  • Cholesterol disorders
  • Adrenal gland disorders
  • Pituitary gland disorders
  • Menstrual disorders
  • Nutrition disorders
  • Testosterone disorders

Comprehensive Diabetes Management

We can help you manage all aspects of diabetes – including prevention of complications, self-management, and prescriptions.

Diabetes Education

Our on-site educators can help answer all your questions about taking care of yourself including carb counting, exercise, meal planning, nutrition, insulin therapy, and more.

Nutrition Counseling 

We can help you manage all aspects of nutrition – including heart health, healthy weight, food allergies and digestive disorders.  Learn more

Prescriptions

We can write prescriptions for your diabetes medications and supplies.

Continuous Glucose Monitoring

We can help you track your blood glucose levels over time.  This will show us if we need to adjust your diabetes management plan.
 

Insulin Pumps

Learn about insulin pump therapy and the different types of insulin pumps. We can help determine if you would be a good candidate for an insulin pump as well as order, set-up, and train you on using a pump.

Insulin Starts

We can help you with insulin therapy using vials or pens.

Meal Planning

You'll learn how to plan meals, count carbohydrates, manage cholesterol, and develop healthy eating habits.
 

Exercise Planning

To maintain your fitness, we will help you determine which activities are right for you.
 

Preventing Complications

Our team will help you avoid complications from diabetes – including monitoring your eye, kidney, foot, and dental health.
 

Group Classes

We offer classes on all aspects of diabetes including self-management.  Call (717) 217-6820 for times and topics.
 

Thyroid ultrasound

An imaging method used to see the thyroid -- a gland in the neck that regulates metabolism.
 

Thyroid fine needle aspiration biopsy

A procedure to obtain tissue for analysis of thyroid cells.

 

No referrals needed to schedule appointment with one the endocrinologists. Referral necessary for registered nurses and certified dietitians.

Galindo

Jose Galindo, Jr., MD, is board certified in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism, and internal medicine. He is able to perform thyroid ultrasounds and thyroid biopsies.
 
Signori
Carina Signori, DO, is board certified in internal medicine and specializes in endocrinology and metabolism.

Meet your Endocrinologist

Morton Tiffany Endocrinology
Tiffany Morton, MD, is board certified in internal medicine and specializes in endocrinology and metabolism.

Meet your Endocrinologist

Tracey Wiley
Tracey Wiley, MSN, CRNP, BC-ADM, is a certified registered nurse practitioner who is board-certified in advanced diabetes management. She has experience in intensive insulin therapy, insulin pump management, Diabetes Self-Management Training, lipid management, and management of blood pressure. Wiley is able to provide comprehensive care for her patients and can prescribe medications and supplies. She is currently accepting new patients, ages 13 and over.
Call (717) 217-6820 to make an appointment.
 
Melissa Benzon
Melissa Benzon, RD, LDN, CDE, CLC, provides Diabetes Self-Management Training, Medical Nutrition Therapy, Continuous Glucose Monitoring Training, and Insulin Pump Training. She is a Certified Lifestyle Counselor, Certified Pump Trainer on Animas, Medtronic, and Omnipod insulin pumps, certified on continuous glucose monitoring for Dex Com and Medtronic Real Time Sensor and also has her Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management.  Call (717) 217-6820 to make an appointment.
Karen Polensky Karen Polensky, MS, RD, LDN, CDE, is a Certified Diabetes Educator and Registered Dietitian providing Diabetes Self-Management Training, Medical Nutrition Therapy, Insulin Pump Training and Continuous Glucose Monitoring Training. She is a Certified Trainer for Animas, Medtronic, and Omnipod insulin pumps and Dexcom and Medtronic continuous glucose monitoring systems. Call (717) 217-6820 to make an appointment.
Jennifer Ruby, RD Jennifer Ruby, RD, is a Registered Dietitian that provides Medical Nutrition Therapy and is a Certified Personal Trainer. She is also a Certified Trainer for Adult Weight Management.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diabetes affects more than 26 million people in the United States. It occurs when blood sugar levels in the body consistently stay above normal. Left unmanaged, diabetes could cause major damage to your body.

Signs & Symptoms

  • Frequent urinating
  • Feeling very thirsty
  • Feeling very hungry - even though you are eating often
  • Extreme fatigue
  • Blurry vision
  • Weight loss - even though you are eating more
  • Tingling, pain, or numbness in the hands/feet

If you have never been tested for diabetes and are experiencing any of the warning signs above, please talk to your doctor.

If you are pregnant, talk to your doctor about getting tested and screened for gestational diabetes.  

Risk Factors 

  • Family history of Type II diabetes
  • Overweight
  • Poor eating habits
  • Sedentary lifestyle – not active
  • High blood pressure
  • History of gestational diabetes (diabetes during pregnancy)
  • Over the age of 40

If you have any of these risk factors, please talk to your doctor. If diabetes is detected early, an Endocrinologist can work with you to manage the disease, and help you avoid health complications.

Prevention 

  • Maintain healthy eating habits
  • Maintain a healthy weight
  • Increase your level of physical activity
 
 
Although there is no cure for diabetes, it can be managed. At Summit Endocrinology, our team of experts can help you manage all aspects of diabetes – including prevention of complications, self-management, and prescriptions.
 
For more information or to make an appointment, call (717) 217-6820.
 

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