August 13

Teddy Bear Picnic/Medical Play

Patient and Family

Do you have a child younger than 5 years old with diabetes?

Come join us for an informal gathering of family and friends who share experiences similar to yours, and learn a little more about medical play! There will be age appropriate activites too! Make sure to bring Rufus or another stuffed animal to play with!

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

 

August 7

Taking Diabetes to College
Workshop for those with diabetes who are ready to go off to college and how to manage their diabetes while at school

Patient and Family

Topics will include:

• Staying in control: Good diabetes management.

• Adjusting to dorm life (roommates, cafeteria, health office).

• Diabetes supplies checklist.

• Sick day management away from home.

• Drugs, alcohol & sex safety.

• Q & A with current college students who have diabetes.

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