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Navigating Diabetes Today: Technologies to Support Diabetes Self-management (virtual)

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NEW online format during COVID-19 closure

Navigating Diabetes Today is a Verdant program to support individuals living with diabetes. To continue supporting you in managing your diabetes, we are moving our monthly support group to a virtual online format. Join us the third Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. virtually on your computer or smartphone for a presentation by a health professional to learn up-to-date information about diabetes and strategies for better blood sugar control. See details about this month’s group below.

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Navigating Diabetes Today – September 2020

Technologies to Support Diabetes Self-management

Join Dr. Kay Moua, DNP, ARNP, to learn about the latest technologies and how they can support your diabetes self-management. Dr. Moua is Board Certified in Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM).

This presentation will reference past and present diabetes treatments and will discuss how technology is influencing future directions in diabetes self-management. The session will include information about the following topics:

  • Glucometers and Continuous Glucose Monitoring devices – how these work and how they can be supportive
  • Insulin pumps for both Type 1 and Type 2 – what these look like and when someone might consider a pump
  • Examples of improved blood sugar control with technology support
  • Tips/strategies for insurance coverage

This free program takes place on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 from 6-7:30 p.m. PDT (Pacific Daylight Timezone) in a virtual meeting room from your computer or smartphone. A Zoom link will be emailed 48 hours before the session to individuals who register.

Registration is limited to those with a diabetes diagnosis and their support person. Pre-registration is required in order to receive the link to join the online meeting.

 

Organizers:
Sound Dietitians and the Verdant Health Commission

Cost:
Free

Pre-registration Required?
Yes, registration is limited to those with a diabetes diagnosis and their support person. Pre-registration is required in order to receive the link to join the online meeting.

For More Information or to Register:
Visit the registration website or call (425) 582-8600.

Event Location:
Online using Zoom, a web-based video conferencing platform that is free. This class can be access from a computer, tablet, or smartphone with internet access. We recommend testing your device’s Zoom capabilities by visiting https://zoom.us/test prior to your use of Zoom.