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.
Patient and Family
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
Ongoing Diabetes Research at NBDC
Hands-on- demonstration & use of meters, insulin pens, needles and pumps