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Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Endocrinology is the study of hormones and the endocrine glands and organs that secrete them. Hormones are produced and released by endocrine glands or organs, secreted into the bloodstream and affect vital functions of our body. 

 

Dr. Jennifer Braimon is a board certified endocrinologist who treats all types of endocrine disorders including diabetes and lifestyle management.

Conditions treated include: 

  • Diabetes - Type 1, Type 2, Lada, Gestational Diabetes

  • Thyroid Disorders: Ultrasound Imaging available at MFM

  • Osteoporosis And Bone Health; Bone Densitometry available at MFM 

  • Parathyroid/Calcium Disorders

  • Adrenal And Pituitary Disorders

  • Transgender Hormone Therapy

  • PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome)

  • Menopausal Hormone Therapy

  • Obesity

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Did you know that Middleton Family Medicine is recognized by the CDC as a Diabetes Prevention Program facilitator?

This national effort created partnerships between public and private organizations to offer evidence-based, cost-effective interventions that help prevent type 2 diabetes in communities across the United States.

Have questions about this program?

Give us a call at 978-774-2555.

Diabetes Management

Middleton Family Medicine is an American Diabetes Association Certified Program. 

The Diabetes team includes Erica Ouellette, M.Ed., RD, CDCES, Angela Fortenbacher, FNP, CDCES  and Rachel Riley, NP, CDCES & Jennifer Braimon, MD.

 

Individual and group counseling appointments are offered via telehealth and in the office.

 

Our team is up to date on the latest technology in terms of Continuous Glucose Monitors and Insulin Pumps as well as download options and ongoing support.

 

Our 8 week Diabetes Group Education Series is offered via Zoom and is a rolling admission.

Nutrition Counseling

Our Registered Dietitian, Erica Ouellette, M.Ed., RD, CDCES, is available to consult with you on your personalized nutrition needs including:

  • Weight management diet and education

  • Personalized meal planning including:

    • gluten free

    • food allergies

    • heart healthy

    • carbohydrate counting/carbohydrate controlled to assist with glucose control

    • gastric reflux meal planning

    • and more

 

Appointments are available via telehealth or in the office.

 

Please ask about our Group Wellness Program to assist with meeting your nutrition and overall wellness goals.

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Want to learn more about MFM's Weight Management Program?

We are committed to helping our patients maintain a healthy lifestyle and weight. Our program consists of a series of visits that focus on helping you overcome dietary, physical, and emotional barriers to successful weight loss.

Before requesting a visit with our team, please review the following FAQs to ensure your goals meet our eligibility requirements. 

Get answers to common questions including:

  1. How much weight can I expect to lose as part of your program?

  2. Are medications for weight loss used as part of your program?

  3. Am I a candidate for medications for weight loss?

Endocrinology Team

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