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Diabetes support groups

Bertrand Chaffee Hospital will coordinate monthly diabetes support group meetings for Type I and Type II diabetics and their loved ones in 2018.

Interested individuals are invited to participate in this group to share recipes, coupons and information about topics related to diabetes and health in a supportive and welcoming environment. The group will meet at Bertrand Chaffee Hospital on the first Monday of each month from 6 to 7 p.m. A certified diabetes educator will facilitate the group, and meetings are free of charge.

This group is part of the BCH diabetic education program, which is accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators.

There will not be a meeting in January due to the New Ye ar’s holiday. Topics starting in February include: Feb. 5, Infections; March 5, What is Type 2 Diabetes?; April 2, Plate Method Diet; May 7, Kidney Disease; June 4, Carb Counting; July 2, Diabetes Bingo; August 6, Mediterranean Diet; September (closed for holiday); Oct.1, Asthma and Diabetes; Nov. 5, Diabetes Distress; Dec.

3, New Year, New Yo u.

For more information, call 5929643. Meetings will be canceled when Springville-Griffith Institute schools are closed for a snow day.

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