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Grandparent Program: Diabetes 101 for Caregivers

  • April 24, 2013
  • 01:00 - 03:00
  • Weston Public Library
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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.

Venue: Weston Public Library
Address: 87 School Street, Weston, MA 02493 United States map
Start: April 24, 2013 @ 1:00 pm
Ends: April 24, 2013 @ 3:00 pm
Contact: Lauren Shields
Phone: (781) 431-0700
Email: lshields@jdrf.org
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