Diabetes support group program in Valley Falls

The next meeting of the Jefferson County diabetes support group will be at 6 p.m. June 25 at the Jefferson County 4-H fairground building in Valley Falls.

The first speaker of the evening will be Robin Smith, LPN. Smith will present information on diabetes and lead a discussion about blood glucose monitors.

Dr. James Rider, Valley Falls, will discuss diabetic wounds and the hyperbaric chamber.

Gina Brisby, a dog trainer from Manhattan, will demonstrate her work training service dogs to identify high and low blood sugars.

Those attending should bring their blood sugar monitor.

The program is free. It focuses on issues pertinent to anyone affected by diabetes. For more information, call the Jefferson County Health Department at 785-863-2447 or the McLouth Medical Clinic at 913-796-6116.

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