Botsford News Release
Novi, Mich. (July 22, 2009)---Are you looking for support to help manage your diabetes? You are not alone. Everyone needs some encouragement and a helping hand. Botsford Hospital’s diabetes support group offers hope, camaraderie, as well as a valuable learning experience for those with a chronic disease.
The new support group meets the first Thursday of every other month from 7 to 8 p.m. starting August 6. The free sessions are held at the Botsford Wellness Complex located at 39830 Grand River Ave. in Novi.
Kay Sweeney, Diabetes Educator at Botsford Hospital, says, “Diabetes is a chronic disease that has to be monitored daily. Managing diabetes can be difficult and getting encouragement from others going through the same situation is extremely beneficial.”
Community members faced with diabetes are encouraged to attend this support group. For more information, please call (248) 477-6100.
Botsford Hospital is a multi-specialty 330 bed hospital and verified trauma center located in Farmington Hills, Michigan. The campus also houses an imaging center and a comprehensive care cancer center. Botsford Hospital is also home to an extensive medical education program and is part of Michigan State University's statewide campus system. Botsford Hospital each year cares for approximately 16,000 inpatients and more than 60,000 emergency and trauma patients with a team of 2,500 employees, 300 volunteers and more than 600 physicians. A not-for-profit hospital, Botsford provided almost $10.5 million in community benefit during its 2011 fiscal year.
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