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:

07/09/2019 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Home Safety Devices

There are approximately 30 million Americans living with diabetes; nearly 12 million of them are over the age of 65. Seniors have an increased risk for falls, strokes, or other serious medical issues. Those who want to continue their independent living can benefit from a medical alert system. Linda Bass, President with Around the Clock Medical Alarms, will discuss home safety devices

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

08/13/2019 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Finding Balance in Life

When you are living with diabetes, balance is important – whether it is balancing your diet, your lifestyle, or emotional highs and lows that sometimes accompany a frustrating glucose number. Lynn Boren, Community Educator with Southeast's Home Care Services, will discuss options in finding balance in life when living with diabetes.

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

09/10/2019 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Chair Yoga

Yoga is a mind-body practice that combines physical poses, controlled breathing and meditation or relaxation. Yoga can reduce stress and lower blood pressure and heart rate. Join Grace Parry, Southeast HealthPoint Fitness instructor, as she leads us in a session of chair yoga.

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

10/08/2019 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Diabetes and Over-the-Counter (OTC) Medicines

It can be tough for people living with diabetes to choose appropriate OTC medicines for a cold, cough, stuffy nose or a headache. Southeast Pharmacists Wanda Aufdenberg, RPh, and Becky Gerler, RPh, will give advice and guidance on selecting OTC medicines for minor ailments. Flu vaccination will be available if interested. (Some paperwork required.)

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

11/12/2019 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Virtual Grocery Store Tour

Navigating the grocery aisles is more challenging every day with so many food choices. Come take a virtual tour of the grocery store with Southeast Dietitian and Diabetes Educator Mary Etta Dunaway, RD, CDE, and learn how to maximize nutrition with every dollar spent.

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

12/10/2019 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Winter Celebration

Join us as we celebrate this special time of year and prepare to ring in the year 2020.

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