The public is invited to Mercy’s Diabetes Support Group on Monday, July 21 at 6 p.m. in McAuley Conference Room at Mercy Hospital Fort Scott. The session topic is Diabetes and Exercise – Get Moving.
According to Alice Helton, Mercy R.N. and Certified Diabetes Educator, exercise is key to lifetime management of diabetes. It is good for everyone to exercise but especially important to help control blood glucose levels and control weight.
Physical activity benefits include:
The American Heart Association recommends a minimum of 150 minutes of exercise a week. Come learn more about exercise…types, precautions and tips…for a successful exercise program.
No appointment or registration is required to attend the Diabetes Support Group.
Future meeting dates for the support group are Sept.15, and Nov. 17.
For more information contact Alice Helton with Mercy Hospital at 620-223-8412.