Phone Numbers

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

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.

Fourth Tuesday of Each Month
7 p.m.

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

(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.

Free of charge.

5:45 to 6:45 p.m.

Meetings are held either online via Zoom or in person at:

Lexington Family Practice Lexington
3rd Wednesday of each month

LMC Batesburg-Leesville
2nd Wednesday of each quarter

(803) 936-4175 or (803) 361-8435

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.

(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.

Offered Six Times per Year

Lower Level Classroom #2

(803) 936-8942