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April is Defeat Diabetes Month. Pictured is the Veterans Memorial Hospital Diabetes Educator Angie Mettille, who is available to meet when needed to help you defeat diabetes

Diabetes Support Group Meeting

The Veterans Memorial Hospital Diabetes Support Group will hold its next meeting on Thursday, February 15, at 10:00 a.m.   The meeting will be held at Veterans Memorial Hospital in the Large Conference Room, located on the lower level of the hospital.

This month, Angie Mettille, Diabetes Educator at Veterans Memorial Hospital will continue presenting the topic of food and discussing the foods that are advertised as healthy, but in fact are not.  She will explain the types of foods that should be avoided and what some better alternatives would be.

This diabetes class is open to everyone who has diabetes or has a friend or loved one with diabetes.  In case of inclement weather, the Diabetes Support Group will cancel if Allamakee Community School are closed or starting late.  Attendees are encouraged to stay home if they feel the sidewalks or roads are too slippery to go out and stay safe.

For more information on the Diabetes Support Group, please call Angie Mettille, RN, Diabetes Educator, at Veterans Memorial Hospital at 568-3411.