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Please note that due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), we are cancelling all in-person Diabetes Programs, or limiting attendance, until further notice.

Health & Wellness Programs

Type 2 Diabetes Support Group (Limited In-person and Virtual)

Overview

Are you looking for suggestions and new ways to help manage your Type 2 diabetes?

Whether you are newly diagnosed or have had diabetes for many years, our support group can help you with your diabetes management. You will gain peer support and learn about healthy lifestyle habits. You do not have to be a patient of the Diabetes and Endocrine Center to join.

In addition to this FREE support group, The Diabetes and Endocrine Center offers diabetes self-management education and training sessions, as well as medical nutrition therapy which may be billable to insurance.

Topics

Each month a variety of diabetes-related topics will be covered and discussed. Some topics include:

  • Meal planning tips and recipes
  • Ideas for easy and safe exercise
  • Stress management and coping techniques
  • Taking medication
  • Understanding blood glucose readings
  • Latest information and resources

Who Should Enroll?

People who have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. 

Friends and Family Welcome!

Upcoming Dates

Registration

*In-person class size will be limited to 6 people to facilitate social distancing and the rest of the group will be virtual on Zoom. You will be notified by email if you can attend in person or if you'll receive a link to attend via Zoom. 

Fees

Regular Fee

Free

Employee Fee

Free

Additional Notes

Download our Type 2 Diabetes Support Group flyer as your reminder.

Weather Policy

If Lowell public schools are closed due to weather, classes/events held by the Center for Community Health and Wellness will also be cancelled. Visit the Lowell General Hospital website www.lowellgeneral.org and look for an alert banner. For cancellations and/or delays due to weather conditions visit 7 NEWS at whdh.com.

Keeping You Connected!

There are a number of ways to stay up to date with Lowell General Hospital. Learn more about the latest health updates on COVID-19, nutrition and wellness information available in our health library, and current hospital news and resources.