Enroll in Diabetes Academy at Mercy St. Francis Hospital

September 10, 2014

Free course on diabetes management set for Sept. 29

Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the U.S. Many of those lives could’ve been saved with proper management of the disease.

That’s why Mercy St. Francis Hospital is now enrolling for a free Diabetes Academy course on Sept. 29. It is part of the hospital’s Setting Goals for Healthy Living diabetic education series.

The curriculum at Diabetes Academy includes:

  • How to lower complication risks
  • Basic diabetes information and terminology
  • Convenient tips for eating healthy and staying active
  • Information on diabetes medications

Diabetes Academy kicks off at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 29, in the dining room at Mercy St. Francis Hospital at 100 W. US Highway 60. Snacks and door prizes will be provided. For a ride, call (417) 252-7766.