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.

October 14

T1D Screening Event
Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) Risk Screening for Relatives of People with T1D

Patient and Family

What:    Blood test for pancreatic autoantibodies done through NIH Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet Study

Where:  Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center, Columbia University Medical Center, 1150 St. Nicholas Ave, NY, NY

When:   Second Tuesday of Every Month from 4:00 - 7:00 pm at the Berrie Center or have blood drawn at Quest Labs

To Schedule: Please contact Ellen at 212 851-5425 or emg25@columbia.edu Or Steve at 212 851-5413 or stc2124@columbia.edu

October 8

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