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.
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Beaumont Health is a not-for-profit organization formed by Beaumont Health System, Botsford Health Care and Oakwood Healthcare in 2014 to provide patients with the benefit of greater access to the highest quality, compassionate care, no matter where they live in southeast Michigan. The organization has budgeted net revenue of $4.1 billion and consists of eight hospitals with 3,337 beds, 168 outpatient sites, nearly 5000 physicians and 35,000 employees and about 3,500 volunteers. In 2014, the combined organizations had 175,675 inpatient admissions, 16,229 births and 492,148 emergency visits. Beaumont Health is the largest health system in Michigan for inpatient admissions and net patient revenue. For more information, visit beaumonthealth.org.
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