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:

12/12/2017 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

December 12, 2017 Winter Celebration

Come join the Diabetes Staff in some fun party activities. We will have plenty of food and send you home with some goodies.

HealthPoint Plaza
2126 Independence
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

02/13/2018 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Diabetes & Heart Health

Diabetes increases your risk of heart disease. Research has shown that people with diabetes can lower their risk of heart disease by managing blood glucose, blood pressure, and cholesterol along with smoking cessation. Heart Failure Coordinator Mary Corgan, FNP, BC, will discuss heart health.

HealthPoint Plaza
2126 Independence
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

03/13/2018 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Diabetes & Wound Care

Having diabetes puts one at greater risk for wounds. Diabetic wounds are often slow to heal and require medical attention and monitoring. By 2030, it is estimated that more than 550 million people around the world will have diabetes. approximately 25% of these diabetic patients will develop foot ulcers during their lifetime which often requires advanced diabetic wound treatment to prevent complications. Ashtin Cohn, RN, with Southeast Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine, will speak on this topic.

HealthPoint Plaza
2126 Independence
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

04/10/2018 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

What’s New in the Grocery Store?

Use these quick tips to help navigate the many choices in the grocery aisles these days. Healthy eating has never been as available, but also can be challenging with diabetes. Join Mary Etta Dunaway, RD, CDE, to evaluate some new options to spice up your menu while staying true to your meal plan.

HealthPoint Plaza
2126 Independence
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

05/08/2018 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Diabetes & Sun Protection

The sun releases ultraviolent rays which can damage skin and eyes. When the sun is out, everyone should take precautions to limit over exposure. Tips on sun protection will be addressed by Cancer Nurse Navigator, Beth Altenthal, BSN, RN.

HealthPoint Plaza
2126 Independence
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

06/08/2018 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Diabetes & Exercise

Physical activity can have a big effect on diabetes management. A variety of options for physical activity will be discussed along with safety tips to avoid injury. Join HealthPoint Fitness staff member Kurt McDowell, BS, MS, CSCS, to learn more about physical activity when living with diabetes.

HealthPoint Plaza
2126 Independence
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703