ST. LOUIS – Millions of Americans have Type 2 diabetes. If you or a loved one is diagnosed with the disease, Mercy is offering free programs to help learn how to live well. “Living Well with Diabetes: Where do I begin” is offered by certified diabetes educators with Mercy Diabetes Services and covers basic physiology of Type 2 diabetes, physical activity, blood glucose monitoring, reducing risk for complications and healthy eating.
For added conveience, the class if offered at four different times and locations.
Saturday, Feb. 9 – 10 a.m. to Noon
Monday, Feb. 18 – 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Mercy Hospital Washington, 901 E. Fifth St., Washington, MO 63090 - Tucker Room
Tuesday, Feb. 12 – 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Mercy Hospital St. Louis, 615 S. New Ballas Rd., St. Louis, MO 63141 - McAuley South Conference Room
Saturday, Feb. 23 – 10 a.m. to Noon
The program is FREE, but advanced registration is required and seating is limited. To register, go to mercy.net/stl-diabetes and choose your event. For more information, call 314-251-4906 or 636-239-8248 for the Washington program.
Mercy is the sixth largest Catholic health care system in the United States and serves more than 3 million people annually. Mercy includes 31 hospitals, nearly 300 outpatient facilities, 38,000 co-workers and 1,700 integrated physicians in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. Mercy also has outreach ministries in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. In the east Missouri region, Mercy’s services include a 979-bed hospital in St. Louis, 187-bed hospital in Washington, and Mercy Clinic, a 550-member multispecialty physician organization. For more about Mercy, visit www.mercy.net.