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Diabetes

Educational Support Groups

Free and open to the public

Adults

Group meetings of the diabetes educational support group offered at St. Charles inform participants about specific aspects of diabetes and provide an opportunity for the sharing of coping techniques and feelings. They are generally offered every other month and are advertised in the local newspapers as to date, time and location. Contact Karen at 541-706-4986.

Children and Families

This is a quarterly support group that features activities and discussions that help support families and children coping with Pediatric Diabetes. Groups are coordinated by a parent of a Type 1 patient. Contact: Rita at 541-526-6690.

Diabetes/Pre-Diabetes Exercise Class

Referral by physician is required for this class. Fee is based service and a Physical Therapist will be your instructor. This class meets twice a week for a total of 12 weeks. Contact: 541-706-7710

Cardiac Wellness Exercise Program

Community may self-refer to this program which meets three times a week. Blood glucose and blood pressure monitored throughout program. Cost is $30-45 month. Contact: 541-706-2696.