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McLeod Diabetes Center Offers Diabetes Support Group: Yoga Basics

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(5/04/10) - The McLeod Diabetes Center is pleased to offer its Diabetes Support Group, scheduled for Monday, May 10, 2010. The support group meeting will be held from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. at the McLeod Diabetes Center, located in McLeod Medical Park East, Suite 290 Conference Room. (McLeod Medical Park East, adjacent to the McLeod Pavilion, is at 901 East Cheves Street, Florence). This month's meeting will focus on Yoga Basics, led by Teresa Dullaghan, MBA, RYT-200.

Yoga can help regulate a diabetic's blood sugar levels, and is also a wonderful way to be active and achieve daily stretching goals. Participants may bring a towel to the meeting to do floor yoga, or may do chair yoga. There is no cost for attending the support group meeting.

The McLeod Diabetes Center offers state-of-the-art care for people with diabetes. The Diabetes Center is staffed by three Certified Diabetes Educators who work with patients to help them self-manage their diabetes, prevent or lessen diabetes complications, and reduce the side effects of diabetes, all improving quality of life.

The Diabetes Center offers an extensive range of inpatient and outpatient services including diabetes self-management education, individual and group education classes, nutritional counseling and carbohydrate counting education, and exercise and weight management. The Center also offers education in diabetes foot care, insulin self-administration and insulin pump training, training in home glucose monitoring, and stress and time management.

The McLeod Diabetes Center has been recognized by the American Association of Diabetes Educators and the American Diabetes Association for their diabetes self-management education. For more information, please call (843) 777-6000 or visit www.McLeodDiabetes.org.

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