Diabetes Directions program

Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2012 Time: 7:00 pm
Location:  Show map Jefferson Community Health Center
2200 H Street
Fairbury, NE 68352
Contact: Kathy HelminkPhone: (402) 729-6888

The Diabetes Directions program at Jefferson Community Health Center will offer those who live with diabetes and their family members educational and practical tips for living with diabetes. The educational program will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13, in the Southwing Education Room at Jefferson Community Health Center, 2200 H St., Fairbury.

            “Diabetes Directions 2012: Mapping Your Control,” is held in honor of National Diabetes Month in November and is intended for people with diabetes, their family members and friends.

            “Our goal is to help those who live with diabetes learn ways to improve their lives by improving their self-management skills,” said Kathy Helmink RN, certified diabetes educator at Jefferson Community Health Center. “The November event is well-supported by those with diabetes, our presenters and our sponsors.”

            The cost of the evening program is $5 per person. Registration may be sent to Kathy Helmink, RN, CDE, at JCHC, 2200 H St., P.O. Box 277, Fairbury, NE 68352. For more information, call Helmink at (402) 729-6888.

            Diabetes Directions is sponsored by Jefferson Community Health Center.

            The featured speaker will be Dr. Shannon Wakeley, Endocrinologist, from Lincoln. Dr. Wakeley and she will speak on “New Trends in Diabetes Care.”


            Pre-registration is encouraged but not required.

            For more information regarding Diabetes Directions 2012 or any of the diabetes programs offered by Jefferson Community Health Center, contact Helmink at (402) 729-6888.

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