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Aurora Diabetes Support Group to Discuss Depression at Feb. 17 Meeting

Monday, February 09, 2009

Marinette, Wis. - Aurora Health Center will host its monthly Diabetes Support Group meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 17.

Aurora Family Medicine Physician Rebecca Reim, M.D., will discuss how the chronic day-to-day effects of diabetes can lead to depression. She will focus on the importance of exercise and support of family and friends. Reim will also hold a question-and-answer session for those attendees with specific questions.

The series of support groups meets the third Tuesday of each month. Meetings are free and open to individuals with diabetes, their family, friends and caregivers. Presentations take place from 6 to 7 p.m. and are held in the conference room at Aurora Health Center at 4061 Old Peshtigo Road in Marinette.

Registration is not required. For more information, call (715) 735-7421.

Aurora Health Care is a not-for-profit health care provider and a national leader in efforts to improve the quality of health care. Aurora offers services at sites in more than 90 communities throughout eastern Wisconsin.

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Contact: Jen Strebel (920-496-6369)

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