On Tuesday, August 16, HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital’s Clinical Nutrition Services is offering a free training program for area school staff members that have students with diabetes called, “Helping the Student with Diabetes Succeed in School.” The training will be conducted from 1 to 4 p.m. in the hospital Auditorium – St. Anthony Room.
The training will be presented by Adrienne Jarrell, MS, RD, CDE, Clinical Dietitian at St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital. The topics she will cover include:
- Management of Hypoglycemia and Hyperglycemia
- Glucagon injections
- Basic Carbohydrate Counting
- Overview of Blood Sugar Monitoring
- Physical Activity
Reservations are requested. For more information or to RSVP, contact Bonnie Kruse, Clinical Nutrition Services manager, at 217-347-1288.
For more information about HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital, visit St. Anthony’s web site at stanthonyshospital.org. HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital is part of the Southern Illinois Division of Hospital Sisters Health System, which also includes HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Belleville, HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese, HSHS Holy Family Hospital in Greenville, and HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Highland.
About Hospital Sisters Health System
Hospital Sisters Health System’s (HSHS) mission is to reveal and embody Christ’s healing love for all people through our high quality, Franciscan health care ministry. HSHS provides state-of-the-art health care to our patients and is dedicated to serving all people, especially the most vulnerable, at each of our 14 Local Systems and physician practices in Illinois (Belleville, Breese, Decatur, Effingham, Greenville, Highland, Litchfield, and Springfield) and Wisconsin (Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Oconto Falls, Sheboygan, and two in Green Bay). HSHS is sponsored by Hospital Sisters Ministries, and Hospital Sisters of St. Francis is the founding institute. For more information about HSHS, visit www.hshs.org. For more information about Hospital Sisters of St. Francis, visit www.hospitalsisters.org.