(HIGHLAND, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Highland is educating through a new Diabetes Support Group. The first meeting will be held Friday, August 9, 2019, at 2 p.m. in the Sullivan Room at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Highland.
 
Managing and understanding diabetes can be a challenge, this group will provide tools and tips on how to handle the more complex and difficult task of diabetes in the context of real life. Millions of people live with diabetes or know someone living with diabetes. According to American Diabetes Association, 9.4% of the population in America is affected by diabetes. St. Joseph’s is here to team up with that percent and help support their next step in handling their diabetes.
 
The Diabetes Support Group is open to those with diabetes and their family members. Caregivers are also invited. For more information, contact Megan Stanley at (618) 526-5743 or megan.stanley@hshs.org. Registration is not required to attend.

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