Classes

Caregiver Class

This six-hour (9 am to 3 pm) class teaches caregivers how to care for a child with diabetes. The class covers the basics of diabetes, blood sugar testing, insulin regimens, insulin injections, meal planning, carbohydrate counting, treating low blood sugar and sick day management. Any caregiver, including parents, grandparents, siblings, babysitters or school personnel can attend at no cost. Please call 317.948.6689 two to three weeks in advance to register.

2014 Class Schedule

January 16 July 17
February 20 September 18
March 20 November 20
May 15  

Advanced Diabetes Class

This seven-hour (9 am to 4 pm) class teaches parents and patients more advanced concepts in diabetes care. Education includes managing high and low blood sugar, adjusting insulin doses, treatment of ketones, advanced carbohydrate counting skills and complication prevention. We also provide information about community resources, new technologies, how to address school concerns, and prescription and insurance issues. Please call 317.948.6689 to register.

2014 Class Schedule

May 7
December 3

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