A Caregiver’s Guide to Diabetes (webinar)
Diabetes is a chronic disease that affects over 37.3 million people in the United States. It occurs when blood sugar is too high which increases the risk of damage to the eyes, kidneys, nerves, and heart. Taking steps to prevent or manage diabetes can lower the risk of these health problems.
In this webinar you will learn about diabetes including the condition, managing and controlling symptoms, measuring blood sugar, meal planning, and the resources available. We will discuss how to prevent diabetes complications using tools and tips to help keep blood sugar under control.
Controlling diabetes makes a difference in long-term health and this seminar can help.
Nora Bulloch, a Health Educator and Registered Dietitian, manages the Nutrition Department at the Northern California Center for Well-Being as the Director of Clinical Quality. For the last 15 years she has developed many programs and classes to teach people how to manage and prevent chronic disease.
She holds a Master’s of Arts in Nutrition Education and a Master’s of Public Health. Her interests are diabetes prevention, healthy lifestyle and stress management.
This webinar is funded by Alameda County Department of Adult and Aging Services, Contra Costa County Area Agency on Aging, the City of San Francisco’s Department of Disability and Aging Services, San Mateo County Aging and Adult Services, Sourcewise, and the California Department of Aging.