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 June 17 and discuss how to navigate your favorite
summer cookout foods and family gatherings without exceeding your
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.
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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
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.