Phone Numbers

LMC Community Outreach
(803) 936-8850
Patient Education
(803) 791-2869
Health Directions West Columbia
(803) 791-2113
Health Directions Irmo
(803) 791-2132

Diabetes Support Groups

Support for People Living with Diabetes

Our support groups provide helpful and practical assistance for those coping with health issues.

Chapin Sugar Club

For diabetics and caregivers in or near Chapin who’d like to learn more about diabetes and how to live a healthier, enjoyable life despite a diagnosis.

Free of charge.

When:
Fourth Tuesday of Each Month
7 p.m.

Where:
Chapin United Methodist Church
415 Lexington Ave, Chapin, SC 29036

Contact:
(803) 345-5327

D2 & Me

Wellness and Support Group for those living with Type 2 Diabetes. Learn to control your diabetes, so it doesn't control you.

When:
Second Tuesday of Each Month
5:45 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.

Where:
Lower Level Classroom #3

Contact:
(803) 936-4175

Diabetes Counseling

Those with prediabetes, type 1, type 2 or gestational diabetes and a family member or support person can access one-on-one support from a certified diabetes educator. Appointments are scheduled after a physician orders counseling. You will be contacted by phone.

Contact:
(803) 781-5280

Diabetes Series Classes

This comprehensive series of three classes is taught by a certified diabetes educator, a dietitian and an exercise physiologist. Before beginning the class, participants must have an individual appointment with the diabetes educator.

When:
Offered Six Times per Year

Where:
Lower Level Classroom #2

Contact:
(803) 936-8942

Type 2 Diabetes Support Group

This group helps those living with type 2 diabetes and is also open to their family members or support people.

Free.

When:
Meets Quarterly

Where:
Lower Level Classrooms

Contact:
(803) 936-8942