"Understanding Hypoglycemia" - May Topic for Shelton Diabetes Support Group Meeting

Release Date: Apr 22, 2019

SHELTON, Wash. Diabetes and pre-diabetes have become a national health concern that everyone should be aware of, with an understanding of how hypoglycemia (low blood sugar levels) must be regulated in the prevention and management of diabetes. “Understanding Hypoglycemia” will be the topic of the next Mason General Hospital & Family of Clinics Shelton Diabetes Support Group meeting on Thursday, May 16, 2019 from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Ellinor Meeting Room at Mason General Hospital.

MGH&FC Certified Diabetes Educator Carmen Eucker, RN, BSN, will be in attendance to discuss the effects, prevention and treatment of hypoglycemia, explaining it in detail and answering any individual questions or concerns.  The meeting is open to anyone affected by diabetes or pre-diabetes, friends and family members of those managing the condition, and anyone with an interest in learning more about diabetes and its prevention. 

The Shelton Diabetes Support Group, affiliated with the American Diabetes Association, meets at MGH every third Thursday of the month from September to June. These free meetings are designed to support, encourage and inform everyone in the community about diabetes and how it can be prevented and managed.  For more information call Debbie McGinnis, RN, BSN, CDE, at (360) 427-7332.

MGH&FC is certified by Det Norske Veritas - Germanischer Lloyd (DNV-GL) and is a licensed and accredited acute care hospital with a level four emergency trauma designation. There are more than 100 physicians on staff in 19 specialties. MGH&FC now offers Virtual Care ‒ 24/7.  For more information on Virtual Care or to find a health care provider, go to www.MasonGeneral.com.