Genesys Masthead Ascension Health Portal | Genesys Email | eHealth


 

MEDIA RELEASE

CONTACT:
Cindy Ficorelli
Phone: (810) 606-6270
Fax: (810) 606-6279
caficorelli@genesys.org

08/27/2013

Genesys provides free diabetes support group

(GENESEE COUNTY, MI) Genesys Diabetes and Nutrition Learning Center will conduct a free diabetes support group Thursday, Sept. 19 from 1:30 pm to 3 pm at the Genesys Diabetes and Nutrition Learning Center on the Genesys Regional Medical Center Health Park campus in Grand Blanc Township.
The group offers education and emotional support for people with diabetes. Family members, friends and caregivers are welcome. Guest speakers and group discussions are part of the meeting.

If you are interested in attending, call the Genesys Diabetes and Nutrition Learning Center at 810-606-7720. Sessions are held on the third Thursday every other month.

The Genesys center also offers one on one private sessions as well as group education classes. The staff works closely with the patient's family physician to coordinate care plans. Education includes: nutrition, exercise guidelines, diabetes monitoring, diabetes medications, long-term issues, reducing risk factors, standards of care and goal setting.

The Genesys Diabetes and Nutrition Learning Center is certified by the Michigan Department of Community Health, and is recognized by the American Diabetes Association. It is considered one of the largest education programs in the state for people with diabetes. Certified educators (including registered dietitians, nurses and social workers) help clients understand their medical condition, and offer support on the journey to behavior change.

###


 
Related pages:





























Need help?
(810) 606-5000
 
          Send a Patient Email

One Genesys Parkway • Grand Blanc, Michigan 48439 • 810-606-5000
Copyright 2013 • Genesys Regional Medical Center • All Rights Reserved

Genesys Home | Our Services | Find a physician | Careers | Education | Patient Information | Visitor Information
Health Foundation | Volunteering | Calendar | News | About Us | Contact Us | Search
Privacy Policies | Genesys Co-Management Companies | Genesys Employees Genesys Physician