La Porte Hospital announces August support groups and diabetes education opportunities

La Porte Hospital announces August support groups and diabetes education opportunities
By: La Porte Hospital Last Updated: July 23, 2019

La Porte Hospital offers a variety of diabetes education and programs to the community, some free of charge. Classes are the following:

Diabetes Support Group

This free Diabetes Support Group provides a place for those with diabetes and their support team to share ideas, experiences, and problems related to diabetes. The group meets from 11 a.m. to noon on the fourth Monday of the month in the Heart & Vascular Center First Floor Conference Room (901 Lincolnway, La Porte), or 11 a.m. to noon on the fourth Tuesday of the month in the First Floor Conference Room at Starke Hospital (102 E. Culver Road, Knox). Call (219) 326-2478 with questions.

La Porte Hospital provides full service hospital and outpatient care to residents of La Porte County and surrounding communities. The mission of La Porte Hospital and La Porte Physician Network is to improve the health of our patients and communities.       

Pre-Diabetes Individual Appointments

Come learn about the risk factors for diabetes and steps to manage pre-diabetes. This information is perfect for individuals who may have had an abnormal blood sugar reading, or whose doctors have expressed concerns about the possibility of developing diabetes. Call (219) 326-2478 to make an appointment.

La Porte Hospital provides full service hospital and outpatient care to residents of La Porte County and surrounding communities. The mission of La Porte Hospital and La Porte Physician Network is to improve the health of our patients and communities.       

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 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Mondays or 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursdays. Call (219) 326-2478 for details and to register.

La Porte Hospital provides full service hospital and outpatient care to residents of La Porte County and surrounding communities. The mission of La Porte Hospital and La Porte Physician Network is to improve the health of our patients and communities.       

Individual Appointments

A physician’s order and pre-registration are required. Appointments may be made with either a certified diabetes educator or registered dietitian depending on your treatment method and needs: insulin, injectable, gestational diabetes, continuous glucose monitoring and nutritional education. Call (219) 326-2478 for details.La Porte Hospital provides full service hospital and outpatient care to residents of La Porte County and surrounding communities. The mission of La Porte Hospital and La Porte Physician Network is to improve the health of our patients and communities.