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TalkDiabetes support program
Ongoing support is a key to managing diabetes. The St. Anthony’s Diabetes Education Program leads a free Diabetes Support Program that includes state-of-the-art information, education and support communicated through quarterly live meetings and a blog site.
Free group meetings are hosted quarterly on the third Thursday of the month, alternating day and evening times. Meetings are held at the Hyland Education and Training Center on St. Anthony’s campus. For more information or to register call 314-ANTHONY.
Upcoming Diabetes Support Groups
Jan 10, 2015 at 9:00am : Small Steps to a Health Tomorrow: Preventing Type 2 Diabetes
Presented by: Alison Brinker, RD, LD and Susan Klick, MSN, RN, CNL
Have you been told that you are at risk for developing diabetes or you blood sugar is a "little high"?
Do you have a family history of diabetes?
Are you 40 years of age or older, overweight and inactive?
Have you been told that you are Prediabetic?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this FREE class is for you!
-Diagnosing and Defining Prediabetes
-What you should do if you are diagnosed with Prediabetes
-Strategies for increasing daily activities
-Meal Planning and weight loss strategies
-Resource materials provided
Nov 20, 2014 at 1:00pm : Surviving the Holidays: How to Manage Your Blood Glucose Learn how to keep your blood glucose within target range and eat healthy around the holidays with Darla Martin,RD, LD, CDE and Kristen Rider, BSN, RN, CDE.
Online support is available 24/7 via the TalkDiabetes blog. This is an ongoing, interactive blog managed by our diabetes education team and featuring weekly posts from our educators, personal stories, a recipe exchange and a resource center. You'll be able to make comments and connect with others whenever you need support or information, day or night.
Check it out at talk-diabetes.org. Subscribe to our blog when visiting the site and you'll receive notification whenever our educators update the site with a new post.
For information, please call our Health Access Line at 314-ANTHONY (268-4669) or 800-554-9550 or visit find a physician online.
Working as trusted partners, the physicians and employees of St. Anthony's Health System will deliver care distinguished by its demonstrated quality and personalized service. We will be visibly engaged in improving the health and well being of the communities we serve in South County and beyond. We will stand together, proud to set the standard for independent community health systems.