Blood Sugar Levels Focus of Diabetes Meeting

February 20, 2011

Free Support Gathering on March 8 at Shawano Medical Center

Keeping your blood sugar in a healthy range can be challenging for someone with diabetes. The free Diabetes Support Group will focus on blood sugar levels during its next meeting at 9 a.m., Thurs., March 8, in the Pine Room at Shawano Medical Center.

Brady Goldschmidt, a dietetic intern at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, will share his personal story of being diagnosed with diabetes and what he does daily to keep his blood sugar in a healthy range. The gathering is co-sponsored by ThedaCare Physicians-Shawano and Shawano Medical Center.

For more information on Diabetes Support Group, please contact Nancy Heiman at (715) 524-1515 or Kathy Reinke at (715) 526-7138.

Shawano Medical Center is a nonprofit hospital in Shawano. It serves 35,000 people in Shawano, Menominee, and surrounding counties. Shawano Medical Center includes a critical-access (25-bed) hospital, Wellness Works, Sports Medicine, and Shawano Community Hospice.

ThedaCare™ is a community health system consisting of five hospitals: Appleton Medical Center, Theda Clark Medical Center, New London Family Medical Center, Shawano Medical Center, and Riverside Medical Center in Waupaca. ThedaCare also includes ThedaCare Physicians, ThedaCare Behavioral Health, ThedaCare At Work, and ThedaCare at Home. ThedaCare is the largest employer in Northeast Wisconsin with more than 6,175 employees. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

For more information, media may contact Megan Wilcox, APR, (megan.wilcox@thedacare.org), public relations and corporate specialist for ThedaCare, at (920) 830-5847, or call the Theda Clark Medical Center switchboard at (920) 729-3100 and ask for the marketing person on call.