Diabetes Support Groups

Diabetes Support Group

​St. Mary's 2017 Diabetes Community Group Schedule

The following meetings are held in ​the conference center on the Garden Level at SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Jefferson City

  • ​January 24: Exercise Smorgasboard 
    There is something for everyone! We will discuss options plus look at strength and balance exercises.
  • March 21- The Value of a Good Night’s Sleep
    We will talk about sleep problems and how to treat them. 
  • ​​May 23- Taking Care of Diabetes Away From Home
    Come and look at ways to stay on track with diabetes when on vacation, eating at restaurants, and being in the hospital.
  • ​​July 25- Blood Glucose Pattern Management
    We will consider how blood glucose can vary through the day and how your medical provider may adjust treatment accordingly.
  • September 19- What’s New in Diabetes Management
    Find out recent developments in diabetes care and what is on the horizon.
  • November 14- Tips for Weight Control
    Join with us to identify common strategies to control weight. 

To confirm the topic and reserve your spot in the group,
please email Martha Fuhrman or call at 573-681-3163​. 

Diabetes Support groups also meet in Audrain in the Mexico Room (near the cafeteria). They meet at 6 p.m. on the following dates: Jan. 10,  March 14, May 9, July 11, Sept. 12  and Nov. 14. This group is open to the public. You do not need to sign up or call before attending.

Contact Crystal Morris at 573-582-6091​ for more information. ​

    Before Selecting Your Appointment,

    there are some circumstances that require our assistance with scheduling.

    Please verify the following before proceeding:
    • I am age 35 or older.
    • I am NOT experiencing any issues, such as a lump, nipple discharge or other changes.
    • I was not diagnosed with breast cancer within the last three years.
    • I have not breast fed within the last six months.
    • It has been one year or more since my last appointment.
    If you have one or more of the above circumstances, please Connect By Phone. Otherwise, Confirm & Proceed.