BAYONNE, NJ - The Bayonne Medical Center is offering a six-month diabetes program under the direction of nutritionist Michelle Jansen, who is also a volunteer with the Diabetes Foundation.

The program teaches participants how to manage their blood sugar. A free meal is offered at each class to show how to proportion a meal. The participants also receive a free blood test and a free meter to keep track of their blood levels.

Michelle Jansen of the Bayonne Medical Center explains the diabetes program being offered