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.  

  • Classes

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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A Taste of Ginger

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Calling all foodies … we are bringing Joslin Diabetes Center’s annual A Taste of Ginger event to your home on Sunday, May 16, 2021, from 7:00-8:00 pm EST. We will still be bringing you the excitement of hearing from some of Boston’s top chefs, the opportunity to hear about the important work of the Asian American Diabetes Initiative (AADI) and the pride of honoring one of our long-standing contributors. You will enjoy a cultural performance and the opportunity to participate in our silent auction. If you chose to sponsor the event, you will also have the option of receiving food from our generous restaurant partners. Best of all, our guests aren’t limited to the Boston area. Join from anywhere, you don’t want to miss this event.

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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. 

  • Classes

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
  • Classes