Looking for classes as part of your treatment, or just want to learn more about Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes? Or maybe you're simply looking for fun activities for your child with diabetes? You're in the right place. By clicking on individual links you can save or print a personal calendar showing only the events that interest you.

July 23

Taking Diabetes to School
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 Jaclyn Gee jag9066@nyp.org or 212-851-5494

 

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

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 Jaclyn Gee jag9066@nyp.org or 212-851-5494