Diabetes Support Group to meet Friday
This month's topic: Fluids Are Your Friends
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[July 12, 2016]
Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital provides a free support group
for people with diabetes mellitus. The group meets the third Friday of
each month at the Oasis Senior Center located at 2810 Woodlawn Road in
Lincoln. This month the group will meet on July 15 and discuss how
important drinking enough fluids is to stay healthy, especially for
blood sugar control.
The casual group meetings are free and do not require registration.
Jennifer DiPasquale, a registered dietitian and certified diabetes
educator, leads the group.
“The diabetes support group is a great opportunity to get practical
and timely information about how to manage your diabetes,”
DiPasquale said. Family members, friends and caregivers are also
welcome to attend the meetings.
In 2010, an estimated 25.8 million people or 8.3 percent of the
population had diabetes. In Logan County, 9.9 percent of residents
have been diagnosed with diabetes.
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Interested individuals should call DiPasquale at (217) 605-5535 or
e-mail her at ALMHdiabetes@mhsil.com for more information.
ALMH is a 25-bed critical access hospital located at 200 Stahlhut
Drive in Lincoln. For more information, visit ALMH.org.
[Angela Stoltzenburg, Abraham Lincoln