(Breese, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital has been providing diabetes support to the community for 35 years and will continue through 2020. All individuals living with diabetes are invited to join us for a variety of educational classes.
 
2020 Diabetes Support Group dates and topics include:

  • Jan. 13 – Healthy Eating

  • Feb. 10 – Being Active

  • March 9 – Monitoring

  • Apr. 13 – Taking Medications

  • May 11 – Problem Solving

  • June 8 – Healthy Coping

  • July 13 – Reducing Risks

  • Aug. 10 – Healthy Eating

  • Sept. 14 – Being Active

  • Oct. 12 – Monitoring

  • Nov. 9 – Taking Medications

  • Dec. 7 – Holiday Party

 
All classes will meet at 2 p.m. in the Heritage Room at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese.
 
“We are excited to continue our diabetes support through educational classes,” said Megan Stanley, diabetes nurse educator. “Diabetes is very common, but it can be difficult to manage. The support group offers additional help and information to those with diabetes and their caregivers to live a better life with diabetes.”
 
The Diabetes Support Group is open to those with diabetes and their family members. Caregivers are also invited. Reservations are not required. For more information, please contact Megan at (618) 526-5743 or megan.stanley@hshs.org.
 
Diabetes education is also provided through an online support group, offering helpful resources and
engagement with others going through the same journey. To join the group, search Facebook for:
Diabetes Support Group: Bond, Madison and Clinton counties, and request to join.

Media Contact

Ashley Gramann

Manager, Communications
HSHS Illinois
Office: (618) 526-5439
Cell: (618) 651-2588
ashley.gramann@hshs.org

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