Mayo Clinic Health System - Franciscan Healthcare
Support Group - Diabetes
La Crosse Hospital
700 W S Ave, La Crosse, WI, 54601
Distance: 961 Miles
A group of people that meet on a regular basis to share their experiences and provide mutual support.
Monthly support group for adults with diabetes.
Area Served by County
- Fillmore County
- Houston County
Call to register.
Fillmore and Houston counties
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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PN-8100.3000Health/Disability Related Support Groups Definition
Mutual support groups whose members are people who have a disability, illness or other health condition, their families and friends. The groups meet in-person, by telephone or via the Internet; and provide an opportunity for participants to share information, resources, practical tips for daily living and encouragement about issues related to the disability or health problem.
A disorder in which the pancreas produces too little insulin with the result that the body is unable to adequately metabolize sugar. Principal symptoms are elevated blood sugar, sugar in the urine, excessive urine production and increased food intake. Complications of diabetes if left untreated include low resistance to infections leading to a susceptibility to gangrene, cardiovascular and kidney disorders, disturbances in the electrolyte balance and eye disorders, some of which may lead to blindness.