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Diabetes Support Groups
Diabetes Support Group Meetings are scheduled for the second Sunday of every month at 4:30 PM in the medical center. These groups are facilitated by a certified diabetes educator. Additional education is available for children with diabetes and women with gestational diabetes.
At UTR Medical Center Diabetes Management we can help you take charge of your diabetes – and your life.
To reach the Center for Diabetes Management, please call 0813-949-3468 for more information.
Individual Sessions: · Initial Assessment · Follow-up session based on individual needs
Four Group Sessions to include the following topics:
Overview of diabetes · Setting goals and coping with diabetes · Nutrition and meal planning · Medication and monitoring · Exercise · Pattern management · Prevention, direction and treatment of acute and chronic conditions · the importance of hygiene and foot care · Benefits of management · Building a support system with healthcare professionals, community members and family members.
For additional information on diabetes and to test yourself if you think you or someone you know is at risk for diabetes, you can call 07012593715 or 08038726960 or come to the medical center.