Care recipient (cr) has diabetes and would like to find a support group

Try: Some hospitals offer educational programs and support groups for people who have diabetes in some areas the american diabetes association sponsors similar activities dial 1-800-diabetes 342-2383 and ask them what they offer and where programs are held ask a health care provider to put cr in touch with other people who have diabetes try the internet for a virtual support group the ada website www diabetes org is a good place to start be aware that what other people say on the internet ranges from brilliant to bunk so be sure to check out anything seen online with someone trustworthy before giving it a shot

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Categories: Sage, Topic, Caregiver Needs&Support, Medical Physical

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References: Schade d s and associates 1999 101 tips for staying healthy 2nd edition university of new mexico american diabetes association www diabetes org

Keywords: Blood sugar blood glucose support groups

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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