Grandparent Program: Diabetes 101 for Caregivers

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Date:
April 24, 2013
Start:
1:00 pm
End:
3:00 pm
Venue:
Weston Public Library
Address:
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87 School Street, Weston, MA, 02493, United States

Presenting:
Ginny Rich, APRN, BC-ADM, CDE
Nurse Practitioner/Diabetes Educator
Boston Children’s Hospital

Join other grandparents to lend support and learn the basics of diabetes, including:

  • The differences between type 1 and type 2.
  • An overview of blood glucose monitoring, testing methods, and target ranges.
  • The symptoms and treatment of hypoglycemia, hyperglycemia, and Ketoacidosis.
  • An overview of insulin types, regimens, and delivery systems.
  • The team approach to diabetes care and ways you can support your grandchild and his/her family.

Please RSVP by Monday, April 22 to Lauren Shields at (781) 431-0700 or lshields@jdrf.org.

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Organizer:
Lauren Shields
Phone:
(781) 431-0700
lshields@jdrf.org
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