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12/30/14
The new year is a great time for new starts. Have you been hoping to manage your weight, or your diabetes? Peninsula Regional Medical Center has several programs coming up that might help. Weight Management/Pre-Diabetes: The Diabetes Education Program at Peninsula Regional Medical Center (PRMC) is offering a Weight Management/Pre-Diabetes Program class session on three consecutive Tuesdays on January 20, 27 and February 3, 2015, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. in the Avery W. Hall Educational Center on the Peninsula Regional campus.  The program has been designed to provide participants information on developing healthy eating habits and leading a more active lifestyle.  The program is taught by registered dietitians and registered nurses of the PRMC Diabetes Education Program.  The fee is $50.00. For more information concerning this class session or if you have questions about diabetes, please call the Diabetes Education Program at Peninsula Regional at 410-543-7061. Kids and Teens Diabetes Support Group: Children and teenagers with diabetes can kick off the new year with a healthy start and kind support in Peninsula Regional Medical Center’s Kids and Teens Diabetes Support Group. The group will meet on Tuesday, January 13, 2015, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the CQI room of PRMC’s Avery W. Hall Educational Center. Rita Meadows, MSN, FNP-BC, Medial Staff Director for Camp Possibilities, and Katie Rimel, mom of a camper, will talk about summer diabetes camp options. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call the PRMC Diabetes Education Program at 410-543-7061 to learn more. Diabetes Support Group: The Peninsula Regional Medical Center Diabetes Education Department’s Diabetes Support Group will meet from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Monday, January 12, in the Avery W. Hall Educational Center on the Peninsula Regional campus. Speaker Robert M. "Mike" Hooper, PhD, LGSW, will talk on the topic of “Managing the Cards We Are Dealt.” For more information about the support group meetings or if you have questions about diabetes, please call the Diabetes Education Program at Peninsula Regional at 410-543-7061.