ALMH Diabetes Offers
Education and Support: Diabetes Research Update
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[April 17, 2017] LINCOLN
- Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital provides a free education
group for people with diabetes mellitus. The group meets the third
Friday of the month from 11am-12pm at the Oasis Senior Center located at
2810 Woodlawn Road in Lincoln. This month the group will meet on April
21 and discuss the topic, “Diabetes Research Update.”
The casual group meetings are free and do not require
registration. Jennifer DiPasquale, a registered dietitian and
certified diabetes educator, leads the group.
“These diabetes support group meetings are 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, MBA
Marketing and Community Partnerships Manager
Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
Healthy Communities Partnership]