Mercy St. Francis Hosts "Controlling Diabetes" Classes

December 20, 2012

Free group classes about controlling diabetes will be hosted from noon-1:30 p.m. on Jan. 14, March 11, and May 13 in Mercy St. Francis Hospital's executive board room.

Guests will be able to learn steps they can take to manage diabetes, prevent complications and enjoy a healthier life. Areas that will be discussed include common myths and facts about diabetes, how to target fasting and after meal blood glucose levels, symptoms and causes of high and low blood sugar, monitoring blood glucose levels and using that information in decision-making, treatment options, effects of food, exercise and medicine on blood glucose levels, and how to use a personal support network.

Register at the Mercy St. Francis business office or call 417-934-7000.  

Media Contacts

Sonya Kullmann
Berryville, Branson, Cassville, Lebanon, Mountain View, Rolla, Springfield, Aurora
Phone: 417-820-2426