DO IT Program

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Joslin's Diabetes Outpatient Intensive Treatment (DO IT) is a four-day intensive outpatient program for individuals with any type* of diabetes mellitus; includes individual attention and small-group education; provides a personalized diabetes management plan *(the May class is only for people with type 1 or people with type 2 using insulin).

The program is results-oriented and utilizes the latest diabetes research and expertise to improve your control and put you on track for a healthier tomorrow.

For information about DO IT, or information on lodging if you will be traveling to Boston for DO IT, call 617-309-2628 or email doit [at] joslin.harvard.edu.

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Alexander Marble Lectureship on Diabetes

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Elizabeth R. Seaquist MD
University of Minnesota
 

Joslin Diabetes Center
3rd Floor Lecture Hall - Room 306
12:00 PM (Doors open at 11:50)
Lunch is provided

CME Credit (Physician’s only): If you would like to receive CME credit for this seminar, please sign the sign-in sheet at the table outside of the lecture hall. A credit transcript will be generated by HMS after June 30, 2020, reflecting credits earned for the 2019-2020 series. Accreditation: The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Introduction to Technologies for Children with Type 1 Diabetes

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Joslin offers classes and support groups for the caregivers of pediatric patients.

These classes cover the basics of diabetes, how to manage the condition, and technologies used in its treatment. Many caregivers in our community find support, strength, and hope as they connect with other families and learn age-appropriate techniques for managing diabetes.

This class is designed for people who completed Diabetes 101 or who have been exposed to basic diabetes management.

Upon completion of the Introduction to Technologies for Children with
Type 1 Diabetes class, the participant will be able to:

 

  • Explore general concepts of pump therapy and Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM)
  • Increase familiarity with pump and CGM technology
  • Understand advanced bolus features of pump therapy
  • Develop knowledge of management of exercise
  • Classes will be a lecture, discussion, and Q&A
  • Classes do not teach any hands-on insulin management skills i.e. insulin injections, blood glucose monitoring, etc.
  • The format of this class will be a lecture, discussion, and Q&A
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