Education is Key to Living with or Preventing Diabetes
SCRMC Offers Support for Diabetes Management
It is estimated that a total of 34.2 million Americans are living with diabetes, and 88 million adult Americans have prediabetes. Living with diabetes can lead to major complications within a person’s body. If unattended, a person’s life can completely change. However, with help, diabetes is a disease that can be managed with proper education and lifestyle changes. South Central Regional Medical Center offers diabetes education classes for those who may need assistance.
The Diabetic Support Group is open to the community. “This group is a great way for people with diabetes to learn more about the disease, to meet other people with diabetes and generally improve their health. One of the major advantages about the support group is that everyone shares the same issue or has family members that have the same issue. This support group becomes like a family and creates the opportunity to make lifelong friendships.”
Introduction to Diabetes is held the first Thursday of each month from 3 pm – 5 pm. Defensive Actions Against Diabetes is held the third Thursday of each month from 3 pm – 5 pm. All classes are free and are held at South Central Regional Medical Center. Pre-registration is required. Call 601-426-5134 to register.
This Program Begins on Thursday, May 4 at 3:00 p.m.