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DMH Diabetes Education Center to Hold Free Monthly Support Groups

Thursday March, 15th 2018

March 15, 2018…Decatur, Ill… The DMH Diabetes Education Center will begin hosting a new Diabetes Support group every third Wednesday of the month from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., starting March 21 at DMH Family Medicine, 4775 E. Maryland St., Decatur. You can also visit our daytime support group every third Wednesday from 11 a.m. to Noon at the DMH Diabetes Education Center.

This monthly event is free and open to anyone interested in learning how to manage diabetes. Whether you’re newly diagnosed or whether if you’ve had diabetes for many years, our support group can help you manage your diabetes. Each meeting focuses on a different topic with opportunities to learn, share and ask questions.

Attendees will have the opportunity to hear educational presentations, gather information on a variety of topics related to diabetes and meet others who are also learning how to live with diabetes. Knowledge and support play a vital role in controlling diabetes. Topics include general diabetes information, acute and chronic complications, exercise, nutrition and sexuality, coping skills and problem solving.

The DMH Diabetes Education Program is accredited by the American Diabetes Association. Register online or call the DMH Diabetes Education Center at 217-876-2699.

2018 Dates:
11:30 a.m. to Noon at DMH Campus and 5:30 p.m. at DMH Family Medicine

March 21
April 18
May 16
June 20
July 18
August 15
September 19
October 17
November 21
December 19

About Decatur Memorial Hospital
Decatur Memorial Hospital (DMH), located in Decatur, Ill., is a 300 bed, not-for-profit, community hospital that has been providing medical care since 1916 for the residents of Central Illinois. Today, DMH has nearly 2,200 dedicated employees, 300 physicians, and is a designated Level II Trauma Center. DMH has been recognized six consecutive years as a 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospital from IBM Watson Health.