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Pediatric Diabetes Class

There is a sea of information about diabetes. Right now, you may feel as though you are swimming against the tide. This class will help you surf the information. It will also help you gain confidence in your ability to manage diabetes at home.

Classes are taught for ages 12 and above, and children should be accompanied by an adult.


  • Diabetes overview
  • Carbohydrate counting
    • Nutrition to control blood glucose levels
    • Label reading (fiber, sugar, alcohols)
    • Practice, Practice, Practice
  • Monitoring blood glucose
    • Highs and lows
    • Pattern management
    • Insulin adjustment
  • Sick days
    • Ketone monitoring
    • Keeping out of the hospital
  • Ongoing care issues

Class information

  • Class will be held every other month, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.
  • Please check in by 8:45 am.
  • Insurance will be billed, so please check to see if you need a referral.
  • To register or for more information, please call Pediatric Endocrinology at (603) 653-9877.
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