Community Hospital diabetic support group meets Sept. 5

Monday, August 26, 2013

McCOOK, Nebraska--The diabetic support group will meet Thursday, Sept. 5 at 7 p.m. at Community Hospital in the Prairie View A conference room.

Monica Wacker, RN, Certified Diabetic Educator, will facilitate the meeting. Attendees will learn about carb counting, portion control and label reading.

Other meeting dates through May are Jan. 16, March 20 and May 15. They will be posted on the hospital website at

Topics presented at future meetings will be centered on medications, insulin, exercise and stress management. Each meeting is at 7 p.m. in the Prairie View A conference room at Community Hospital.

The diabetic support group is sponsored by Community Hospital and is open to all diabetics, their families and those interested in learning more about diabetes. The group meets for about one hour. No reservations are required and there is no charge to attend. The support group generally meets every other month at Community Hospital on the third Thursday, September through May. For more information, call Monica Wacker at 308-344-8539 or Pat Rice, Community Hospital registered dietitian at 308-344-8341.

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