Diabetes Support Group

About the Diabetes Support Group

This support network for adults with type 1 and type 2 diabetes provides a time and a place for people coping with diabetes to give and receive support in dealing with a condition that can be demanding and challenging. Through group discussion and lectures from specialists, you can share your experiences, gain support and understanding, and improve your diabetes self-care. Scott & White's diabetes support group program can help you explore issues important to you and help you begin to make life changes.

Themes often discussed include:

  • Setting realistic goals
  • Coping with your body frame, food and exercise
  • Decreasing anxiety about complications
  • Reducing fears of low blood glucose
  • Staying on track during times of stress

How to Sign Up

Temple

Support groups are held in the Diabetes Education Center classroom, located within the Center for Diagnostic Medicine, from 5:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. on the last Monday of each month. Meetings are not held on holidays.

No physician order, registration or fee is required to attend.

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For more information call all one of the center's certified diabetes educators:
Barbara Buckles, R.N., CDE
254-215-0369

Lynn McLellan, R.D., CDE
254-215-0310

Taylor

Support groups are held in the Education Room at Scott & White Hospital - Taylor from 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of every month. Meetings are not held on holidays.

No physician order, registration or fee is required to attend.

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Brenham

Diabetes Refresher and Support Groups are held at the Scott & White Brenham Wellness Center from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday.

No physician order, registration or fee is required to attend.

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For more information, call the center's certified diabetes educator:
Karen Cunningham, RN, BSN, CDE
979-830-5017 or 866-909-9355


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