Learn and share programs about diabetes.
First Thursday of each month:
Morning Session: 11 a.m.-noon
January - No Meeting this Month - Happy New Year!
February 6 - "Be Heart Healthy" Discover how to reduce your risk of a heart attack or stroke.
March 6 - "Help Me - I'm Hungry!" Tips to help you safely lose weight and keep it off.
April 3 - "Drugs for Diabetes" Learn about the latest medicine options.
May 1 - "Cooking Class" We'll eat and meet this month!
June 5 - "Carbs: Friends or Foes?" A review plus your chance to ask food-related questions.
July - No meeting this month. Happy 4th of July!
August 7 - "The Game of Diabetes" A fun way to learn more about diabetes.
September 4 - "Continuous Glucose Monitoring" Is this new technology for you?
October 2 - "We're Back at the Virtual Grocery Store" Hear about new low carb foods and brush up on your label reading.
November 6- "How to Splurge Without Blowing It" Tips for fitting in all foods plus easy breakfast ideas.
December 4 - "Holiday Potluck" Join us for a holiday celebration & bring a recipe to share if you like.
Located in the Life Dynamics Building. Call the ASK-A-NURSE Resource Center at 913-676-7777 to sign up, or for more information, or click here.
People with diabetes face many similar challenges including major lifestyle changes, relationship challenges and dietary adjustments. A support group provides opportunities to share experiences and to learn from one another. Come to our “Live Well with Diabetes” group to:
Whether you’re newly diagnosed or have lived with diabetes for years, the Diabetes Center at Shawnee Mission Medical Center (SMMC) can help you meet the challenge of living with diabetes. Although diabetes is a serious health concern, managing it properly will help reduce your risk for problems later in life. If you have never received individual diabetes education, call 913-676-2548 for an appointment. Our team is ready to help. We will get you started on the path to good blood sugar control.
SMMC has always been careful to keep your personal health information confidential when in the hospital. We assure you that your personal health information is secure and will never be shared without your permission.