Elevated stress levels may alter blood sugar levels and negatively affect
your ability to manage your diabetes.
Learn how to keep stress in check to help maintain satisfactory blood sugar
levels at a free group meeting, sponsored by
North Oaks Diabetes Education, Wednesday, July 10. The meeting will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. on the
second floor of
North Oaks Diagnostic Center, located at 15837 Paul Vega, M.D., Drive in Hammond. No physician referral
or pre-registration are required.
North Oaks Community Health Educator Maryellen Jenkins will lead the discussion.
She will share relaxation techniques and other coping mechanisms useful
to managing stress and leading a healthier life. Time for participants
to share their own experiences, tips, ideas and concerns with others also
North Oaks Diabetes Education offers group meetings on a monthly basis
to discuss insights on current health topics to help participants live
their healthiest lives. The meetings are free and open to those with diabetes,
their family and friends.
The American Diabetes Association recognizes North Oaks Diabetes Education
as meeting the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education.
For more information about upcoming meetings, please call the North Oaks
Education Department at (985) 230-5723 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays.