Diabetes Education: Know your Numbers!

Oct 22 2015 2:00pm - 10/13/15 4:00 pm

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At Quincy Senior Residences, 625 Quincy Street Brooklyn, NY 11221

Everyone thinks they know everything there is to know about diabetes, yet they don’t even know what a HgbA1c is and why it helps determine if you are on the right therapy to keep your diabetes in control. Learn what your lab values mean to your health and become an empowered patient.

Receive a helping hand from Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE), Colette Nelson MS, RD, CDE on October 22nd! CDEs are healthcare professionals who provide expert advice for better diabetes management and are certified by the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators.

At this session you will learn about:

  • What diabetes is
  • The importance of checking blood sugar levels
  • A1C and how it affects blood sugar
  • Meal planning and exercise
  • Medical tests
  • Types of medication that help manage blood sugar