Diabetes 101 to Educate Care Providers
Offered in Lincoln
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[October 27, 2014]
LINCOLN - Abraham Lincoln Memorial
Hospital's Healthy Communities Partnership and Memorial Physician
Services are kicking off National Diabetes Awareness month in
November with a community education event. "Diabetes 101" is for
teachers, classroom aides, coaches, nurses, daycare providers, and
others who provide direct care for someone with diabetes.
The seminar is most appropriate for caregivers who are not
eligible for diabetes education training payment by insurance, but
is open to the public. The event , “Diabetes 101”, will be held on
Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm at the Oasis
Senior Center at 2810 Woodlawn Road in Lincoln.
Featured speakers are Jennifer DiPasquale, RD, LD, CDE, ALMH Lead
Dietitian and Diabetes Self Management Program Director, and
Rosemarie Murphy, RN, MSN, CFNP and Cynthia Fedor, LCSW, both of
Memorial Physician Services. Topics include diabetes management
routines, meal planning, determining insulin needs, insulin
administration and 504 Medical Management Plans. ALMH will offer a
light lunch and a variety of educational resources for participants
to take home.
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The event is free. For-profit businesses and organizations
are asked to consider a $25 donation to the American Diabetes
Registration for the event is required by October 28th, 2014.
Please call (217)732-2161, ext. 55008 to reserve a spot for the
Diabetes Education is just one of many services provided through
the iNDEPth, Nutrition Diabetes and Education Program, by
Dietitians at ALMH. Outpatient Medical Nutrition Therapy or
Diabetes Self Management Education is available with physician
order and referral.
[Angela Stoltzenburg, Abraham Lincoln