Caregiver’s Workshop
Workshop is designed to help caregivers such as grandparents, aunts/uncles, siblings, babysitters, and family friends feel more comfortable while caring for children and adults with Type 1 Diabetes.

Location: The Russ Berrie Medical Science Pavilion, 1150 St. Nicholas Avenue, 6th Floor Conference Room
Date/Time: Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Topics We Plan To Discuss:

  • What is diabetes and why do some kids get it?
  • Types of insulin and how they work
  • Blood sugar testing and insulin injections
  • How to treat high and low blood sugars
  • Carbohydrate Counting
  • Ongoing Diabetes Research at NBDC
  • Hands-on demonstration & use of meters, insulin pens, needles and pumps

To RSVP please call Jennie Preval at 212-851-5364 or email at jm206@columbia.edu

*Please note these events are limited to Berrie Center Patients & Families