"The Highs & Lows of Diabetes" - May Topic for Allyn Diabetes Support Group Meeting

SHELTON, Wash.  Understanding high and low blood sugar levels is vital in managing diabetes. As diabetes has become a national health care concern, everyone should be aware of hyper and hypoglycemia (high and low blood sugar), its prevention and treatment. “The Highs & Lows of Diabetes” will be the topic of the next Mason General Hospital & Family of Clinics Allyn Diabetes Support Group meeting on Thursday, May 24, 2018 from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Port of Allyn building’s meeting room.  

MGH&FC’s Nurse Diabetes Educator Carmen Eucker, RN, CDE, will be on hand to discuss the effects, prevention and treatment of hyper and hypoglycemia.  With over 20 years’ experience as a certified diabetes educator with a specialty in insulin pumps, she can explain it in detail, answering any questions and concerns.  The meeting is open to anyone in the community with diabetes, pre-diabetes or just an interest in learning more about diabetes and its prevention. 

The Allyn Diabetes Support Group, affiliated with the American Diabetes Association, meets every fourth 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 approved by the Joint Commission and is a licensed and accredited acute care hospital with a level four emergency trauma designation.  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.       

Contact Info
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
May 24, 2018

Port of Allyn building’s meeting room