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Diabetes Support Group: Diabetes Medication Update

Diabetes Support Group: Diabetes Medication Update

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

Hattiesburg Clinic Diabetes Care offers a Diabetes Support Group 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 meeting allows attendees to hear from a team of health care professionals about ways to manage and improve their condition.

The next meeting topic is “Diabetes Medication Update,” presented by Laura Lofton, PharmD, a pharmacist at Owl Drug Store. The meeting is Tuesday, May 7, 10-11 a.m., at Cloverleaf Medical Plaza.

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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