FROM FREEMAN HEALTH SYSTEM:
Freeman Diabetes Support Group
4:30 - 5:30 pm
Monday, August 19
Freeman Women's Center
1532 West 32nd Street (first floor)
Guest speaker Jennifer Jameson, Joplin Family YMCA Aquatics and Fitness Director, offers tips for beginning an exercise program and staying hydrated while exercising in the heat.
Those living with diabetes need to take extra precautions against heat-related illnesses because they are at greater risk. These precautions include staying hydrated, exercising in a cool place, ensuring blood glucose is at a safe level, and being aware of symptoms for heat-related illnesses.
Freeman Diabetes Support Group offers diabetes information and resources for managing the disease. The group is free and open to the public. For additional information, please call Freeman Diabetes Education at 417.347.5700.
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