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Doneen Hollingsworth, Secretary of Health

Diabetes Support Groups

The department provides this listing for informational purposes only. Schedules and contact information are subject to change.


Aberdeen | Brookings | Gregory | Huron | Lead / Deadwood | Madison | Mitchell | Pierre | Platte | Rapid City | Redfield | Sioux Falls | Sisseton | Spearfish | Yankton |

ABERDEEN
Avera St. Luke's Hospital
Contact: Marlene Hearnen
Education Center
709 6th Ave. SE
Aberdeen, SD 57401
605- 622-5161

BROOKINGS
Brookings Diabetes Support Group
Contact: Bev Cotton
Brookings Health System (conf. room A&B)
300 22nd Ave.
Brookings, SD 57006
605-696-9000
Meetings: 7 p.m., 2nd Thursday each month, except June, July & August

GREGORY
Gregory Diabetes Support Group
Contact: Patti Nachtigal
Gregory Auditorium Community room, 222 Main St.
605-835-8394
Meetings: 2nd Monday of the month, 1 p.m.

HURON
Huron Area Diabetes Support Group
Contact: Judy DeJean
548 Utah NE
Huron, SD 57350
605-352-9454
Meetings: 7 p.m., 2nd Monday each month at the Huron Area Senior Center, 290 7th St. SW, Suite 1 (return to top)

LEAD / DEADWOOD
Lead / Deadwood Area Diabetes Support Group
Contact: Rita Stacey
Lead / Deadwood Regional Hospital (basement conference room)
61 Charles St.
Deadwood, SD 57732
605-722-6101
Meetings: 7 p.m., 4th Thursday each month, except November & December

MADISON
Madison Community Hospital Diabetes Support Group
Contact: Beth Graff
Madison Community Hospital
917 N. Washington Ave.
Madison, SD 57042

605-256-8744
Meetings: typically first Thursday of the month at 7 p.m., but can vary depending on speaker; call to be added to mailing list. Tentative schedule available at www.madisonhospital.com.

MITCHELL
Mitchell Area Diabetes Support Group
Contact: Carolyn Klinkhammer
Avera Queen of Peace Hospital
525 N. Foster
Mitchell, SD 57301
605-995-2000 (Avera Queen of Peace)
Meetings: 7 p.m., 3rd Tuesday each month; no meeting in June, July, August or December

PIERRE
Urban Indian Health
Contact: Tami Hogie
1714 Abbey Road
Pierre, SD 57501
605-224-8841
Meetings: By appointment

PLATTE
Platte Area Diabetes Support Group
Contact: Sharon Kriz
Platte Health Care Center, 601 E. 7th St.
Platte, SD 57369
605-337-3131
Meetings: 3rd Thursday of February, May, August & November

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RAPID CITY
1) Black Hills Diabetes Association Inc.
Contact: Connie Tice
PO Box 9653
Rapid City, SD 57709
605-923-4682
Meetings: 1:30 p.m. - last Sunday of January, March, May, September, October, November; Rapid City Regional Hospital, West Auditorium, 353 Fairmont Blvd.

2) Diabetes Incorporated
Contact: Deanna Smith
Box 9368
Rapid City, SD 57709
605-341-1273
Email: diabetesinc@questoffice.net
Website: diabetesincorporated.org
Meetings:
Insulin Pump Support Group meetings: 2 p.m., 3rd Sunday of every other month at the Rapid City Regional Hospital Rushmore Room
Support Group for Pre-Teen & Teenage Girls with Diabetes; call for information
Support Group for Pre-Teen & Teenage Boyss with Diabetes; call for information

3) Rapid City Diabetes Support Group
Contact: Donna Riley, RD, LN, CDE
Location: Sylvan Room, Rapid City Regional Hospital
353 Fairmont Blvd
Rapid City, SD 57709
605-755-3300
Meetings: 5:30-6:30 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month (except July and August)

REDFIELD
Community Memorial Hospital Support Group
Contact: Brenda Tebben
Community memorial Hospital, 111 W. 10th Ave.
Redfield, SD 57469
605-472-1110
Meetings: 7 p.m. on the 3rd Monday of the month; no meeting in December

SIOUX FALLS
1) Avera McKennan Diabetes Support Group
Contact: Mary Lobb Oyos

Avera McKennan Hospital
800 E. 21st St.
PO Box 5045
Sioux Falls, SD 57117
605-322-8995
Meetings: Meeting times vary, call to be added to mailing list. No meeting in June, July, August or December

Avera McKennan's Living with Diabetes programs are available to deaf / hearing impaired individuals.  A sign language interpreter will be scheduled if those in need of this service plan to attend a program.  Persons in need of interpreter services for the program need to call the Avera McKennan Diabetes Center at 322-8995 in advance so that an interpreter can be arranged.  Communication Services for the Deaf will provide sign language interpreters for individual client visits and community events in Sioux Falls.  Payment for these services is the responsibility of the hospital / clinic providing services to the deaf / hearing impaired individual.

2) Better Living with Diabetes Support Group
Contact: Teresa Beach, RD, LN, CDE
Sanford Diabetes Care Center
1305 W. 18th St.
Sioux Falls, SD 57117
605-328-1505
Meetings: Meeting times vary, call to be added to mailing list

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SISSETON
Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate Tribe Support Group
Contact: John Christopherson
SWO Health and Fitness Center
301 Tiospa Zina Dr. (7 miles south and 1/2 mile west of Sisseton at Agency Village)
605-698-3922
Meetings: held quarterly, call for meeting dates

SPEARFISH
Spearfish Diabetes Support Group
Contact:  Deb Winter, RN, CDE, CFCN
Spearfish Regional Hospital, Crow Peak Conference Room
1440 N. Main
Spearfish, SD 57783
605-644-4251
Meetings: 2 p.m., last Wednesday of the month; no December meeting

YANKTON
Yankton Area Diabetes Support Group
Contact: Susan Barnes
501 Summit Ave.
Yankton, SD 57078
605-668-8279
Meetings: 1p.m., 2nd Monday of each month; no meetings in July or December
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