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Botsford Offers Diabetes Support Group

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.

Beaumont Health is a not-for-profit organization formed by Beaumont Health System, Botsford Health Care and Oakwood Healthcare to provide high-quality, efficient, accessible services in a caring environment for southeastern Michigan residents and beyond. As one of Beaumont Health's eight hospitals, 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, a comprehensive care cancer center and an extensive medical education program---part of Michigan State University's Statewide Campus System. Annually, Botsford cares for about 16,000 inpatients and more than 60,000 emergency and trauma patients with a team of approximately 2,500 employees, 300 volunteers and 600 physicians.

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