July 23

School Management Workshop
A guide for parents and legal guardians of children with diabetes

Patient and Family

Join us for this 90-minute meeting as we discuss:

  • Helping the school help your child
  • Developing a Diabetes Medical Management Plan
  • Understanding the 504 Plan
  • Educating school personnel
  • Educating classmates
  • Understanding “reasonable accommodations”
  • Creating a diabetes supply checklist

To RSVP: Please contact Andrea Lopera at anl9040@nyp.org or 212-851-5494

 

July 2

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
  • Carbohydrate Counting
  • Ongoing Diabetes Research at NBDC
  • Hands-on demonstration & use of meters, insulin pens, needles and pumps

To RSVP: Please contact Andrea Lopera at anl9040@nyp.org or 212-851-5494