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Friday, September 19, 2014 - Upcoming support groups

The following support groups will meet at Mercy Iowa City in the coming weeks. 

Breath of Fresh Air Support Group: Monday, October 6, 2 p.m., Fanning room, Mercy Medical Plaza. Connie Knepp, RRT, Mercy Respiratory Care and Pulmonary Rehab will discuss "Respiratory Medications – New & Old."


Cardiac Support Group: Wednesday, October 22, 11:30 to 1 p.m., McAuley room, Mercy Medical Plaza. A heart healthy luncheon will be available beginning at 11:30 a.m., $5 payable at the door. At noon Joyce Hoppes, Iowa Pork Producers Association will discuss "Pork as Part of a Heart Healthy Diet." To register call Mercy On Call at 358-3543 or 1-800-358-2767.


Continuing After Breast Cancer Support Group: Thursday, October 9, 7 p.m., Fanning room, Mercy Medical Plaza. Beth Pelton of Body Moves Fitness and Wellness Center will discuss "Exercise that Fits You."


Diabetes Education Support Group – Thursday, October 2, 1 to 2 p.m., Scanlon room, Mercy Medical Plaza. Nancy Carlisle, Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator, will discuss "Fun with Pumpkins."


HOPE Cancer Support Group: Monday, October 13, 7 p.m., first floor conference room, Mercy Hospital. Group discussion on survivorship.


Stroke Group: Tuesday, October 7, 1:15 to 2:15, Village Inn, 9 Sturgis Corner Drive, Iowa City. The group will meet for lunch, to RSVP call 339-3662. Tuesday, October 21, 1:30 to 3 p.m., the group will meet in Café A, Mercy Hospital and discuss "Exercises for the Brain."

For more information, please call Mercy on Call at 358-2767 or 1-800-358-2767.