Resources

Alzheimer’s Disease

National Resource:
Alzheimer’s Association
800-272-3900 | www.alz.org

Regional Resource:
Alzheimer’s Association - Greater Iowa Chapter
1315 Zenith Dr. Ste. B
Sioux City, IA 51103
(712) 454-5034

Cancer

Local Resources:
Abben Cancer Center Support Group
Meets the third Monday of each month except for June & December
6:30-8:30 PM – Abben Cancer Center’s Resource Center
For people coping with cancer, family and caregivers

Abben Cancer Center Resource Center
Located within Abben Cancer Center and open weekdays, 8 AM – 4:30 PM. Books and tapes are available to check out which provide information on cancer care, coping with a diagnosis, nutritional information and more. The Resource Center also has wigs, head wraps, prayer shawls and other amenities which may be beneficial to anyone receiving cancer care.

Regional Resource:
Des Moines, IA Office
1717 Ingersoll Ave, Ste 111 ,
Des Moines, IA 50309
Phone Number: 515-253-0147
Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

National Resource:
American Cancer Society
800-227-2345
www.cancer.org

Diabetes

Diabetes Self-Management Education

Spencer Hospital’s Diabetes Education and Self-Management Program is a comprehensive outpatient program that equips you to successfully manage diabetes. After getting a referral from your physician, a diabetes educator will schedule an individual initial assessment with you. After the initial assessment, the diabetes educator will help schedule you for three one-hour classes.

If you are diagnosed with diabetes, your family physician may refer you to Diabetic Education services. Our professional services are covered by many insurance companies and also by Medicare and Medicaid. To reach our Diabetic Educators, call (712) 264-8300 extension 6234 or e-mail Grp-DiabeticEducation@spencerhospital.org

For additional resources and information, go to: https://www.spencerhospital.org/health-wellness/diabetic-education/

Heart Health 

American Heart Association
www.heart.org
800-242-8721

Infertility

Hope Infertility Support Group
The Hope Infertility Support Group meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at Spencer Hospital's Women's Resource Center. For more information, contact Ashley Austin at (712) 333-1058, or the Women's Resource Center at (712) 264-6649.

Lung Health

American Lung Association
www.lung.org
1-800-LUNGUSA

Spencer Hospital has an ACR Designated Lung Cancer Screening Center. Visit with your doctor to determine if you qualify for low-dose CT lung screening. 

Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson's Foundation
800-473-4436
www.parkinson.org

Sports Medicine

Sports Medicine Northwest
Free Student Athlete Injury Assessment Clinic
9 AM Saturday mornings
Mid-August through early February
Spencer Hospital - Use specially marked door northeast of Emergency entrance

Women’s Health

Office on Women's Health
www.womenshealth.gov
800-994-9662

Classes & Events