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Monday, August 18, 2014 - Upcoming support groups

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

Cardiac Support Group: Wednesday, September 17, 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. Dr. Gabriela Cherascu, psychiatry, will discuss "Coping with Chronic Disease." For reservations call 339-3543 or 358-2767.

Continuing After Breast Cancer Support Group: Thursday, September 11, 7 p.m., Fanning room, Mercy Medical Plaza. Patricia Prijatel, author of "Surviving Triple-Negative Breast Cancer – Hope, Treatment, and Recovery." Patricia is a triple-negative breast cancer survivor from Des Moines. She is an E.T. Meredith Distinguished Professor Emerita at Drake University. She blogs at HormoneNegative.blogspot.com

 

Diabetes Education Support Group: Thursday, September 4, 6 to 7 p.m. Scanlon room, Mercy Medical Plaza. The American Diabetes Association’s recommendations on communicable disease prevention and immunizations will be discussed.

HOPE Cancer Support Group: Monday, September 8, 7 p.m., first floor conference room, Mercy Hospital. Recognition and refreshments in celebration of the group’s 31st anniversary.

 

Stroke Group: Tuesday, September 2 – no meeting. Tuesday, September 16, 1:30 to 3 p.m., first floor conference room, Mercy Hospital. The group will discuss "Transportation Options in Johnson County."

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

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