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Diabetes Support Group

The event has been postponed due to Coronavirus.

Diabetes Support Group

Have you been diagnosed with diabetes?

A diagnosis of diabetes can bring many challenges for you and your family. Getting the support you need can help.

The group meets monthly on the second Thursday of the month from 6:30-8 pm in the Ground Floor Conference Room by the Campbell County Memorial Hospital Cafeteria, 501 S. Burma Avenue in Gillette, Wyoming. Anyone with diabetes and family or friends supporting them are welcome.

Topics for the support group will include recipe modifications and food choices, medication challenges, preventing complications, exercise and emotional issues.

Topics:

  • Postponed, April 11: Dental & Eye Health – Learn about dental and eye health.
  • May 9: Grocery Shopping – Learn about healthy grocery shopping strategies.
  • June 13: Sleep – Learn importance of sleep health and diabetes.
  • CANCELLED July 11: Carbohydrates
  • August 8: Feet health
  • September 12: Exercise and balance
  • CCH Heidi Gillette Diabetes EducatorOctober 10: Healthy weight
  • November 14: Stress management
  • December 12: Healthy holidays

CCH Diabetes Educator and Registered Dietitian Heidi Gillette is the group’s facilitator. She understands what patients with diabetes experience every day because Heidi lives with diabetes herself. Come to learn and share your experiences with others.

Campbell County Health’s Diabetes Education program is nationally recognized by the American Diabetes Association. Learn more at www.cchwyo.org/diabetes.

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