Introduction to Technologies - Virtual Class

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Class will be conducted virtually via Zoom meeting platform.

Upon completion of the class, the participant will be able to:

  • Increase familiarity with pump and CGM technology
  • Understand advanced bolus features of pump therapy
  • Develop knowledge of management of exercise


Tareget Audience

Grandparents, Friends, Nannies, Daycare, Preschool, Head Start, and Kindergarten personnel, or any interested party

2 Early Education and Care (EEC) contact hour certificate will be provided.

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Diabetes 101: Caring for Children with Diabetes - Virtual Class

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Class will be conducted virtually via Zoom meeting platform.

Upon completion of this class, the participant will be able to:

  • Define and understand type 1 diabetes and symptoms
  • Describe treatment options for childhood diabetes
  • Describe how food impacts diabetes management
  • Identify approaches to managing diabetes within the child’s and families’ lifestyle
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Virtual DO IT Program

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Our DO IT Program helps patients tune up their diabetes management skills - so they can get back on track to better health.

Sometimes we need to revisit how we've been managing diabetes. The Diabetes Outpatient Intensive Treatment Program (DO IT) helps people with any type of diabetes tune-up the management of their condition.

This program is open to T1 and T2.  

Candidates must have a clear diagnosis of either T1 or T2 diabetes for insurance coverage. 

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Diabetes Education Program for School Nurses

The Diabetes Education Program for School Nurses is a full-day program designed by the pediatric staff at Joslin Diabetes Center to provide school nurses with up-to-date diabetes information in order to create a safe learning environment.

Upon completion of the program, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the etiology and pathophysiology of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes in youth.
  • Identify current treatment plans and tools utilized in the management of diabetes in children and adolescents and apply them to the school setting.
  • Review the role food and nutrition play in the management of diabetes.
  • Describe factors influencing and methods to maintain blood glucose control during exercise and physical activity for youth with diabetes.
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Virtual Why WAIT

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Joslin's Why WAIT Program is now available virtually!

Designed to help patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes safely lose weight to better manage their condition. Why WAIT stands for Weight Achievement and Intensive Treatment and is a 12-week program that is now online.  

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