St. Catherine Hospital Diabetes Class

(GARDEN CITY, KAS.) Millions of people are affected by diabetes.The diagnosis of diabetes means living with a complicated, lifelong disease that is frustrating and time consuming. At St. Catherine Hospital, we believe education can have an important impact on your disease and that knowledge can help improve your quality of life. This begins with training and education on your diabetes. The St. Catherine Hospital All Day Diabetes Class will be held on Thursday, December 1st from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm and is recognized by the American Diabetes Association.

With over 50 years of combined diabetes teaching experience, Joan Booker, Family Nurse Practitioner and Certified Diabetes Educator along with Julie Tull, Registered and Licensed Dietitian, cover topics such as treatment options, lab values and goals, dietary management, counting carbohydrates, label reading, eating out, testing your blood sugar and using your meter, chronic complications, physical activity, acute complications, medications, and coping with your disease.

The cost of the program includes materials, a meal, and is often covered by private insurance or Medicare. You must pre-register by calling 620-272-2323.

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About St. Catherine Hospital
St. Catherine Hospital was founded by two pioneering physicians and the Dominican Sisters in 1931 and is a Joint Commission-accredited, award winning regional health care center that provides a full-range of medical specialties in southwest Kansas. Exceptional care, extraordinary people - its what makes the St. Catherine Hospital difference. For more information, please visit the St. Catherine Hospital website.

About Centura Health
Centura Health connects individuals, families and neighborhoods across Colorado and western Kansas with more than 6,000 physicians and 21,000 of the best hearts and minds in health care. Through our 17 hospitals, two senior living communities, health neighborhoods, physician practices and clinics, home care and hospice services, and Flight For Life Colorado, we are making the regions best health care accessible and affordable in every community we serve. We believe you can inspire the people you care about to live healthier lives by encouraging them to do the little things that can make a big difference. Were Centura Health, and were here for your health. For information on Centura Health or any of the facilities in our network, please visit the Centura Health website.

Media Contact
Shawna Deal
St. Catherine Hospital, Centura Health
Community Relations Coordinator
620-272-2529 (desk)
620-805-9959 (cell)
ShawnaDeal@Centura.org