Home Education Schedule of Effingham’s Free Diabetes Education Classes and Support Groups from April to December 2024

Schedule of Effingham’s Free Diabetes Education Classes and Support Groups from April to December 2024

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Effingham, Illinois-(effingham radio)- HSHS Medical Group Diabetes and Endocrinology – Effingham provides world-class care close to home. A highly specialized team of local experts, including endocrinologist Dr. Radhika Anam and registered dietitians and diabetes educators Tracy Dennis and Adrian Jarrell, work together to help patients manage their diabetes and provide the best We provide the tools you need to live life.

As part of that goal, HSHS Medical Group Diabetes and Endocrinology – Effingham offers free diabetes education classes and monthly diabetes support groups to support and encourage people with diabetes and their families. All classes and support groups are held at our office located at 500 N. Maple St., Suite 200 in Effingham.

Our schedule of upcoming classes and support groups includes:

Diabetes Comprehensive Education Class

  • This free class can help Gain a better understanding of managing all types of diabetes. Topics include nutrition, monitoring, medication, healthy coping, risk reduction, and more. Class participants receive personalized goals and a comprehensive diabetes management plan. A follow-up class will be scheduled after this first class.

Date/time: It will be held next Tuesday morning or afternoon.

  • April 2nd from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • May 7th 12:30pm – 4pm
  • June 4th from 9am to 12:30pm
  • July 2nd 12:30-16:00
  • August 6th from 9am to 12:30pm
  • September 3rd 12:30-16:00
  • October 1st from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • November 5th 12:30-16:00
  • December 3rd from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

diabetes support group

  • Connect with other members of the diabetes community in a supportive and caring environment. Each meeting includes education on diabetes-related topics, recipe demonstrations, and lots of laughter and fun. Registration is not required. Everyone is welcome.

Date/time: Held on the second Monday of every month from 6:00pm to 7:00pm

  • April 8
  • May 13th
  • June 10th
  • July 8th
  • August 12th
  • September 9th
  • October 14th
  • Nov. 11
  • December 9th

Dates are subject to change.

To register for an educational class, call 217-787-8870 or register online. HSHSMedicalGroup.org/Diabetes.

HSHS Medical Group’s diabetes and endocrinology educators also provide individualized counseling regarding diet, medications, and device initiation and troubleshooting (glucose monitors, insulin pumps, CGMs/sensors). For more information or questions, please call 217-787-8870.

For more information about HSHS Medical Group, please visit: hshsmedicalgroup.org.

About HSHS Medical Group

HSHS Medical Group is the physician organization of Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS). Her HSHS Medical Group, launched in 2009, is a key component of the HSHS Care Integration strategy, focused on connecting physicians, technology and patients to improve the health of entire communities. Today, HSHS Medical Group is comprised of more than 1,300 of her colleagues throughout central and southern Illinois. HSHS Medical Group is anchored in the Franciscan history of the Hospital Sisters of St. Francis, and our faith-based identity is rooted in the central tenet of HSHS Medical Group’s philosophy: patient-first care. guided us. For more information about HSHS Medical Group, please visit: hshsmedicalgroup.org.

About Hospital Sisters Health System

The mission of Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) is to reveal and embody the healing love of Christ for all people through quality Franciscan medical service. HSHS provides state-of-the-art health care to patients, serving all people, especially the most vulnerable, at each of our clinics and 15 local hospitals across two states in Illinois: Breeze, Decatur, Effingham, and Greenville. Dedicated to serving people. , Highland, Litchfield, O’Fallon, Shelbyville, Springfield) and Wisconsin (Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Oconto Falls, Sheboygan, and Green Bay). HSHS is sponsored by Hospital Sisters Ministries. Sisters of St. Francis Hospital is the established research institute. For more information about HSHS, please visit: hshs.org. For more information about the Sisters of St. Francis Hospital, please visit: hospitalsisters.org.

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