For more information, call: 877-CENTEGRA

News: Quarterly diabetes support group meeting scheduled for Jan. 31 in Huntley

Nearly 26 million children and adults in the United States have diabetes. For too many Americans, diabetes is thought of as minor hindrance rather than the life-changing disease that it is. Join Centegra Health System in raising awareness of this ever-growing disease and the people whom it affects at a diabetes support group meeting.

From 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, join diabetes patients at Centegra Health Center-Huntley, as they share their personal testimonials, tips and tricks on getting motivate to exercise. The diabetes support group meets on a quarterly basis to provide support for anyone with diabetes or those who support members of their family who have been diagnosed. To register, call 877-CENTEGRA (877-236-8347).

Centegra Health System’s personalized nutrition consultants are available for personalized diabetes nutrition consultations. They are registered dietitians and members of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. They have advanced training in weight management, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, oncology and sports medicine. Fees vary. To arrange a consultation, call (815) 356-2382.

With Centegra’s diabetes self-management training, a registered nurse and registered dietitian provide training on managing blood glucose, making informed nutrition choices, exercise, diabetes prevention and treating diabetes complications. For more information about Centegra’s diabetes self-management training, call (815) 356-2382.

As the region’s leading healthcare provider, Centegra Health System continues to bring the latest treatments and technology, along with the skills of nearly 4,000 medical professionals, to meet the needs of the growing McHenry County community. For more information, visit Centegra Health System, find us on Facebook and Twitter or call 877-CENTEGRA (877-236-8347).