Local Diabetes Support

Starke Hospital offers diabetes programs 

Knox, Ind. – Starke Hospital offers a variety of diabetes education and programs to the community, some free of charge. Classes are as follows:

Free Pre-Diabetes Classes

Come learn about the risk factors for diabetes and steps to manage pre-diabetes.  All are welcome; registration is not required.  Classes meet the third Monday of every month from Noon to 1:00 p.m. in the Starke Hospital Conference Room, 102 E. Culver Road, Knox.

Diabetes Self-Management Classes

This is a comprehensive program to empower you to control your own health. A physician’s order and pre-registration are required.  Classes begin at the start of each month and continue for four weeks.  Classes are offered from 9-11 a.m., Tuesdays.  Contact Patty Leonard at 219-772-1183.

 

Individual Appointments

A physician’s order and pre-registration are required.  Appoints may be made with either a certified diabetes educator or registered dietitian depending you’re your needs:  Insulin, Injectable, Gestational Diabetes, Continuous Glucose Monitoring and Nutritional Education. Contact Patty Leonard at 219-772-1183.

Diabetes Support Group

The Diabetes Support Group provides those with diabetes and their support team a place to share ideas, experiences, and problems related to diabetes. The group meets the fourth Monday of the month from 11 a.m. – Noon, in the Heart & Vascular 1st Floor Conference Room, 901 Lincolnway, La Porte, or the fourth Tuesday of the month from 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. in the First Floor Conference Room at Starke Hospital, 102 E. Culver Road, Knox. Contact Patty Leonard at 219-772-1183.

 

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