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Florida Hospital Zephyrhills Announces New Day and Time for Diabetes Support Group

The Diabetes Support Group at Florida Hospital Zephyrhills will now be held on a new day and time. The group will now meet on the first Wednesday every month from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

The new day and time kicks off on May 6, 2015 at 3:00 pm with Mazen A. Abboud, DPM, who will discuss diabetes management and foot care.

The free monthly support group meetings are open to the general public with opportunities for attendees to ask questions of one of our diabetes management program’s professionals and to network with others in the community who are managing their diabetes.

No reservations are needed. The meetings are held in the Wellness Center Conference Room at Florida Hospital Zephyrhills. For more information, call (813) 715-6683.

About Diabetes Management

Treatment and education are vital in the successful management of diabetes. As part of our ongoing commitment to our community’s health and well-being, Florida Hospital Zephyrhills offers a comprehensive diabetes education program that focuses on empowerment through knowledge and self-management. As the only diabetes education program in the area certified by the American Diabetes Association, we have the tools and skills to help you live your life to the fullest.

About Florida Hospital Zephyrhills

Florida Hospital Zephyrhills is a 139-bed regional medical center located in East Pasco County. It is a member of the Florida Hospital network of Adventist Health System, one of the largest health care providers in the state of Florida. Florida Hospital Zephyrhills has been nationally recognized by the American Heart Association, the American Stroke Association, The Joint Commission, The Leapfrog Group, and HealthGrades for excellence in providing top quality patient care with special emphasis on safety and patient outcomes. The award-winning Heart Care program has received recognition in the treatment of coronary intervention, heart failure, chest pain, open heart surgery, and electrophysiology procedures. The hospital offers a full range of inpatient and outpatient surgical offerings, including orthopedic services such as hip replacement and advanced MAKOplasty® robotic partial knee replacement. The newly renovated Women’s Health Center offers comprehensive services for women including gynecology, urology and pelvic floor health, labor and delivery through The Baby Place®, and breast care through the Simpson Breast Health Center. The hospital also offers 24/7 emergency services including a “fast track” option, imaging services and the Center for Wound Healing.