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Diabetes Care Connection

Ongoing education, support and resources to help make diabetes management easier for you and your family.

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New Opportunities for Telemedicine Visits

Attend your next routine diabetes appointment from the comfort of your own home! Telemedicine visits are available to reduce the amount of diabetes clinic visits annually.

New Opportunities for Teens in the Diabetes Clinic

In October, the McNeely Diabetes Center will open a Teen Diabetes Clinic. The clinic will be held at the Woodbury location on Tuesdays. We are excited about the new team model that we will be piloting in efforts to improve the care we provide to our teenage patients. Clinic appointments are available for any child with diabetes who is 12 years of age or older. Please considering attending the new Teen Prep Academy Course (detailed below) at which we will provide some additional details about the Teen Clinic. Watch for more details about the clinic in the Fall 2017 Diabetes Care Connection Newsletter as well!

Noticing Risk Behaviors in Teens with Diabetes

Chelsea Weinstein, MSW, LICSW, Gina Davis, MSW, LICSW, Sarah Jerstad,  Ph.D., L.P.

Technology update: Hybrid Closed Loop System

Laura Gandrud, MD

Diabetes & Exercise during the Summer

Lauren Plunkett, RDN LD

Summer Tips with Diabetes

Erin Roehl, CDE

Diabetes and Puberty

Puberty brings about a lot of changes in an adolescent’s body. One of these changes is how the body handles insulin. Go into further detail with Dr. Laura Gandrud by reading here and watching her VidScrips!

Growing into Healthy Habits This Spring

Do you ever wonder how you can add more vegetables to your day? Fresh, frozen, canned, steamed, sautéed, baked, grilled, and seasoned, vegetables do a body good, but you need flavor, too! Learn some fresh approaches from Lauren, one of our clinic’s dietitians. Read more here!

Supporting Children with Diabetes as They Grow

From young sprouts to adolescents, children may need different types of support to cope with diabetes. Read Child Life Specialists, Dagney and Schoni, guide to supporting your growing child by clicking here!