Spring Menu Makeover for People with Diabetes

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital provides a free education group for people with diabetes mellitus. The group meets the third Friday of the month in the Wombacher Room at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln. This month the group will meet on Friday, April 20 to discuss the topic, “Spring Menu Makeover.” Attendees are encouraged to bring their favorite recipes.

The casual group meetings are free and do not require registration. Jennifer DiPasquale, a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator, leads the group.

“The diabetes support group is a great opportunity to get practical and timely information about how to manage your diabetes,” DiPasquale said.  Family members, friends, and caregivers are also welcome to attend the meetings.

An estimated 8.6 percent of adults in Logan County have been diagnosed with diabetes according to the Illinois Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Interested individuals should call DiPasquale at (217) 605-5536 or e-mail her at ALMHdiabetes@mhsil.com for more information.  ALMH is a 25-bed critical access hospital located at 200 Stahlhut Drive in Lincoln. ALMH is an affiliate of Memorial Health System. For more information, visit ALMH.org.

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