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Diabetes Support Group - Dining Out with Diabetes

Diabetes Support Group: Dining Out with Diabetes

Diabetes Support Group: Dining Out with Diabetes

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

Get support from a community of individuals who share in your concerns by joining Hattiesburg Clinic’s Diabetes Support Group.

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 meeting allows attendees to hear from a team of health care professionals about ways to manage and improve their condition.

At the next meeting, Registered Dietitian Janet Hudson, RD, LD, will talk about what people with diabetes should be aware of when you dine out this holiday season. The meeting is Tuesday, Dec. 4, 10 a.m.-11 a.m., at Cloverleaf Medical Plaza.

Did You Know…

  • Diabetes is a serious, yet controllable and preventable disease?
  • Mississippi ranked first in the nation for overall diabetes prevalence in 2016?
  • Diabetes accounted for 1,083 deaths in Mississippi in 2016?
  • Many Mississippians live with complications from type 2 diabetes, such as lower extremity amputations, end stage renal disease, blindness, heart disease, etc.?

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.

Katie Townsend

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