Diabetes in School: An Update for School Nurses

September 19, 2018, Cheektowaga, NY
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Schedule

5:00 pm - Registration

5:30 - 8:30 pm - Program

Venue

Maryvale Middle School

1050 Maryvale Dr.
Cheektowaga, NY 14225
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Diabetes in School: An Update for School Nurses
Presented by John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital and JDRF

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 
Maryvale Middle School Cafeteria
Registration: 5:00 pm
Program: 5:30 – 8:30 pm
Cost: $20

This class will cover the following topics:

  • An overview of Type 1 vs. Type 2 diabetes
  • Basal/Bolus insulin delivery using pens and pumps
  • Sick days and emergency care
  • Orders from Oishei
  • Carbohydrate counting
  • Continuous glucose Monitors in the school
  • JDRF Update
  • Question and Answer Period

Didactic Centers will be available for hands on learning experiences which include:

  • Glucagon -we will have demo teaching kits for you to take back and practice with
  • Insulin pens and pumps -the companies have been invited to help allow more time for hands
  • Carbohydrate counting- look at school lunches and some local restaurants and see how to calculate carbohydrates first hand

Reservations are required. Please RSVP to JDRF by September 17th to Lvanosten@jdrf.org org call (716) 833-2873.

Payment of the $20 fee is appreciated in advance. JDRF accepts cash, check, money order, or credit card payments. Checks should be made payable to JDRF.

PLEASE SHARE THIS INVITATION WITH ANY OTHER SCHOOL NURSES OR NURSE ASSISTANTS THAT YOU THINK WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND!

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Event Contact

JDRF
(716) 833-2873 | Lvanosten@jdrf.org