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Diabetes Family Health Fair - New York

Horizon CME

Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM (EDT)

Diabetes Family Health Fair - New York

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Diabetes Family Health Fair is a special day of learning designed for people with diabetes of all ages, their families, and caregivers. This is a fun event where individuals with diabetes, families, and friends can learn from the experts all about hypoglycemia and easy tips & tricks for managing diabetes. 

Come and see free exhibits with healthy snacks, free services, information to support your health goals, and enjoy fun activities for kids!
 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Those with Type 2 Diabetes, Type 1 Diabetes, & Those Who Care

ACTIVITIES

» Free educational sessions on hypoglycemia issues and healthy eating

» Free services and information to support and promote your health goals from healthcare organizations, such as:

  • Diabetes screening
  • Glucose testing
  • Cholesterol testing
  • Massage
  • Exercise options
  • Diet plans
  • ... and many more!

» Free healthy snacks

» Free fun activities for kids

Presented by Horizon CME in collaboration with AADE

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Novo Nordisk Inc.

 


 

EVENT SCHEDULE & EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS

8:30am - 9:30am | Registration and Exhibits

9:30am - 10:05am | “The Signs, Symptoms, and Causes of Hypoglycemia”

  • Presentation by certified diabetes pharmacist educator
  • What is hypoglycemia
  • Signs and symptoms of hypoglycemia
  • What are the risk factors and causes (food, exercise, and medications)
  • Consequences of hypoglycemia (impact on patient outcomes, adherence, and quality of life)
  • Patient story
  • Q&A

10:00am - 10:40am | “How to Detect, Prevent, and Manage Hypoglycemia”

  • Presentation by certified diabetes nurse educator
  • Blood glucose monitoring and hypoglycemia detection
  • Strategies to prevent and reduce the risk of hypoglycemia
  • Management of hypoglycemia (Rule of 15)
  • Patient story
  • Q& A

10:40am - 11:15am | “Food and Diabetes: Creating a Healthy-Eating Plan”

  • Presentation by certified diabetes educator dietitian
  • Purpose of a healthy-eating plan
  • Recommended foods and foods to avoid
  • The plate method
  • Carb counting and exchange list system
  • Patient story
  • Q&A

11:15am - 11:30am | Panel Question and Answer

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NewYork-Presbyterian Queens
56-45 Main Street
Queens, NY 11355

Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM (EDT)


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