Blood Glucose Awareness Training

Are You…

  • Having frequent low blood glucose?
  • Unaware of low blood glucose symptoms?
  • Too afraid or not afraid enough of low blood glucose?
  • Having frequent motor vehicle accidents or violations?
  • Experiencing family conflict due to low blood glucose?
  • Having trouble at work due to low blood glucose?
  • Attempting intensive insulin therapy?
  • Attempting pregnancy?

This one-day Blood Glucose Awareness Training workshop helps people with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes who are taking insulin to anticipate, recognize and prevent hypoglycemia. The instructors are Joslin Clinic nurses, dietitians, exercise physiologists and behavioral specialists.

What Are the Benefits?

Our follow-up research indicates that participants:

  • Learn to accurately detect blood glucose levels.
  • Improve quality of life and reduce family conflict.
  • Reduce severe hypoglycemia.
  • Reduce fears about hypoglycemia.
  • Reduce motor vehicle accidents and improve driving decisions.

Contact

For further information and to register, please call 617-732-2594, or e-mail bgat@joslin.harvard.edu.