Children's Diabetes Education Day at Marbles

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WakeMed Physician Practices - Pediatric Endocrinology

Where Fun Meets Diabetes Education

Please join us for this special event, where fun meets education and diabetes meets its match. Being diagnosed with diabetes can be scary. Whether it’s Type 1 or Type 2, it can mean big changes. We’re here to help you through and to show you that you can not only live with diabetes, you can thrive. At this family friendly event, experts will be on-hand to offer advice, tips and a glimpse into the future of research and care for those living with diabetes.

About Our Pediatric Endocrinology Practice

Our board-certified pediatric endocrinologists care for a diverse population of children ranging in age from birth to 18.  Our specialties include treatment of growth, puberty, pituitary, thyroid, intersex, menstrual disorders and many more.

Learn more about our practice.

Event Activities:

Education Stations:

9 am to 1 pm

Visit a variety of education stations to meet the experts and learn more about:

  • Nutrition – cooking demos and advice from dietitians
  • School – managing diabetes in the school setting, how to handle sick days
  • Parent Support – Camp information, introduction to JDRF
  • Tips & Tricks – learn what you should always have with you if you have diabetes
  • Plus, fun games and chances to win prizes

 

 

Mini-Seminar:

Research & Innovation: Providing Hope for the Future

9:30 to 9:45 am

Presented by:

Bill Lagarde, MD WakeMed Physician Practices–Pediatric Endocrinology

Mini-Seminar:

It Takes a Village: Providing Clinical & Emotional Support for Children with Diabetes

10:30 to 10:45 am

Presented by:

Hillary Lockemer, MD WakeMed Physician Practices–Pediatric Endocrinology

Cooking Demonstration

11 to 11:15 am

Presented by:

Rob Newmeyer, Executive Chef, WakeMed

Fashion Show

12:30 pm

Learn the latest fashion trends and designs for insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring

Meet Our Team: WakeMed Physician Practices - Pediatric Endocrinology