Diabetes Support Group at Littleton Regional Healthcare

Virtual Support Group for Individuals with Diabetes


Join us on the first Thursday of every month for our FREE virtual diabetes support group from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Each meeting will feature a new speaker and topic!

Led by our Diabetes Educator, Emily DuPont, MSN, RN, CDCES, Littleton Regional Healthcare’s Diabetes Self-Management Education Program is accredited by the Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists. This peer-to-peer support group for individuals with diabetes is FREE to attend!

See below for complete details, including the Zoom link to participate. Please email LRHDiabetesEducation@lrhcares.org with any questions.

Support Group Details

Zoom Meeting Link and Information:

Meeting contact information: lrhdiabeteseducation@lrhcares.org

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Find your local number: https://lrhcares.zoom.us/u/kdTtxcDFLz

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  • July 11th—UV safety month—tips for managing diabetes in the summer heat
  • August—NO group
  • September 5th—Self-improvement month—Stress
  • October 3rd—Dental hygiene month—Chomp your way to better health
  • November 7th—National Diabetes Awareness month—Diabetes Updates
  • December 5th—Healthy Holiday Habits

Q: Why attend diabetes support groups?

A: Individuals who talk to those in similar situations, have the same chronic health conditions, and have similar experiences have demonstrated reductions in their hemoglobin a1c values—the benchmark indicator of diabetes management. Talking to individuals with the same health conditions can also help decrease diabetes depression and burnout.

Q: Do I have to be an LRH patient to attend groups?

A: No. Anyone who has a diagnosis of diabetes can attend a diabetes support group. If you feel you need further in-depth education after attending a support group, please reach out to your Primary Care Provider to ask them for a referral to Diabetes Education at Littleton Regional Healthcare.

Q: Do I have to go to every single group?

A: No. You may come to as many or as few support groups as you feel you need.

Q: Will this replace diabetes education appointments?

A: These peer support groups are designed to give you some ideas on utilizing the knowledge gained in diabetes education appointments and connect you with peers also managing diabetes. These support groups are not designed to provide individualized information or initial education. This support group is a safe space outlet to work through the struggles of managing diabetes with peers.

Q: I like the support group, but I think I need more information on diabetes for myself individually. How do I get an appointment with Emily DuPont, BSN RN Diabetes Educator?

A: To schedule an appointment with diabetes education, please reach out to your Primary Care Provider and ask about having a referral faxed to 603-259-7705 to set up an appointment to meet with our Diabetes Educator.

More questions? Please email LRHDiabetesEducation@lrhcares.org.

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