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Diabetes Support Groups

Diabetes Support Group Dates for August

Diabetes Support Group Topics for August: Diabetes, Neuropathy & Exercise

                          

Do you or someone you know have diabetes? Could you benefit from learning more about this condition?

Hattiesburg Clinic Diabetes Care offers Diabetes Support Groups in Hattiesburg and Sumrall where those affected can go to learn more about the disease and find community support.

This free service is available to individuals with diabetes, along with their family and friends. In addition to meeting others living and coping with diabetes, the monthly group meetings allow attendees to hear from a team of health care professionals about ways to manage and improve their condition.

The following is information about this month’s meetings:

HATTIESBURG

Date: Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019

Time: 10-11 a.m.

Topic: Diabetes & Neuropathy

Speaker: Richard Galloway, MD

Where: Cloverleaf Medical Plaza, 5909 Hwy. 49

SUMRALL

Date: Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019

Time: 6-7 p.m.

Topic: Diabetes & Exercise

Speaker: Roy Stringer, PT, DPT

Where: Sumrall Medical Center, 1238 Hwy. 42

Did You Know…

  • About 413,000 Mississippi adults have diabetes?
  • Every year an estimated 26,000 Mississippians are diagnosed?
  • Diabetes is a serious, yet controllable and preventable disease?

Don’t let diabetes get the best of you. Take control of your health. Drop by Hattiesburg Clinic’s next Diabetes Support Group meeting to learn more or to talk with a member of our dedicated Diabetes Care team.

About Diabetes Care

Hattiesburg Clinic Diabetes Care is a Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) program accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE). The program provides diabetes education and support to help patients with type 1, type 2 or gestational diabetes gain knowledge and experience to manage their diabetes, reduce risk for complications and enhance their quality of life.

 

(Statistics provided by American Diabetes Association)

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