Diabetes Self Management Support Group

Southeast Diabetes Center hosts this free support group facilitated by Southeast’s Diabetes Educators. The programs are geared toward people who are living with diabetes and trying to control blood glucose. Friends and family members are also welcome.

Register online or call the Southeast Diabetes Center at 339-0121 to register for this free program.

Contact:

573-339-0121

Dates Offered:

02/11/2020 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Community Safety

Community safety can help achieve a positive state of well-being among people within social and physical environments. Join SoutheastHEALTH Security Director Keith May in a presentation on living safe in your community.

HealthPoint in Cape
2126 Independence St
Suite B
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

03/10/2020 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Volunteer Services & Programs Available for Seniors

Healthy relationships are necessary at every age, but the importance of socialization for seniors cannot be overemphasized. Consistent social interactions help keep people mentally, physically and emotionally fit. Join Amber Topping, Volunteer coodinator at SoutheastHEALTH, to hear about some fun opportunities to help you stay young at heart.

HealthPoint in Cape
2126 Independence St
Suite B
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

04/14/2020 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Learn the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia, along with the impact, stages and risk factors of Alzheimer's. We'll also discuss current research, treatments currently available to address some of its symptoms, and share Alzheimer’s Association resources. A staff member of the Alzheimer’s Association will be the program’s guest speaker.

HealthPoint in Cape
2126 Independence St
Suite B
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

05/12/2020 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Use Your Noodle

Now is a good time to explore the many lower carbohydrate alternatives for pasta and rice in our daily meals. Come try zucchini noodles, cauliflower rice and other food ideas that are tasty and reduce blood glucose response after a meal. Samples will be available to taste!

HealthPoint in Cape
2126 Independence St
Suite B
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

06/09/2020 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Preparing for Surgery When You Have Diabetes

The thought of surgery is very stressful. Asking the right questions and knowing what to do pre- and post-surgery can make all the difference. Diabetes Center educators Carla Glaus, BSN, RN, BC, CDE, and Mary Etta Dunaway RD, LD, CDE, will discuss ways to prepare for surgery when you have diabetes to help ensure a speedy recovery.

HealthPoint in Cape
2126 Independence St
Suite B
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703