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Discuss Type 1 and Have Some Fun

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Event details:

Date: 04/18/2018

Time: 6:00-7:30 p.m.

Cost: FREE

Location: Margaret Mary Outpatient and Cancer Center

On Wednesday, April 18, join MMH Dietitian Melissa Bischoff for a FREE presentation called Discuss Type 1 and Have Some Fun. Diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at the age of 8, Melissa understands what it’s like to live with this disease on a daily basis. During her presentation, she will discuss commonly faced challenges and tips on how best to manage.

Joining Melissa will be Phil Crow, Diabetes Territory Manager, and Ginger Such, RD, CDE from Medtronic, Inc. Phil and Ginger also have Type 1 Diabetes, as well as a great deal of personal and professional experience with diabetes technology. Phil and Ginger will be providing a technology update, including the newly FDA-approved Hybrid Closed Loop System, the Minimed 670G. They will also be available to answer questions related to continuous glucose monitoring and insulin pump therapy.

A light meal will be provided, and plenty of time will be available for mingling with other people with Type 1 diabetes and their families. Reservations are required by calling 812.933.5122.