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Walk a Day in My Shoes – Diabetes Awareness Event

Day-to-day living with diabetes can be challenging. Having support from friends and family is important. This is your opportunity to bring family and friends for an evening of fun activities to help them understand more about what you live with every day. Whether you are the parent of a child with diabetes, or you are a child with diabetes, it helps to know people “get it.”

Grab your family, a friend, a significant other or another member of your support team you want to understand what “a day in the life” is really like! Join us for an evening that will help you explain how you survive day-to-day life with diabetes.

Please RSVP for this free event by March 15, 2019 by email at diabetesevents@chw.org or call (414) 266-3380. Include the patient name, phone number and number of
guests attending.

When: April 1, 2019
Time: 5 - 8 p.m.
5:00 - 5:45 p.m. Registration & light appetizers
5:45 - 8 p.m. Group activities with raffle prizes throughout the evening
Location: MCW Alumni Center, 8701 W. Watertown Plank Rd., Wauwatosa, WI 53226

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Transition classes for adolescents with diabetes

Adolescence is a time of transition from childhood to adulthood. This process can be an exciting and often trying time for all involved.

The Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Diabetes team wants to assist families in this transition. Our focus will be on helping our patients assume responsibility for their health over time.

Classes may be scheduled during clinic visits or by calling the Diabetes Clinic at (414) 266-2861. All classes are located at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, 8915 W. Connell Ct., Milwaukee, WI 53226. Maps and directions.

Note: Due to the sensitive topics that will be discussed during class, parents and teens will be separated. We do discourage bringing younger siblings (12 and under).

2019 classes offered

Transition 1

Transition 1 class is an interactive class for those patients who have completed 7th grade to sophomore year of high school. The class focuses on strategies for maintaining good communication as families maneuver through adolescence.

2019

Classes are from 4 - 6 p.m. Thursdays (unless noted below).

  • March 21
  • April 18
  • May 16
  • June 20
  • July 25
  • August 15
  • September 19
  • October 17
  • November 21
  • December 19

Transition 2

Transition 2 is the final class and is geared toward juniors, seniors and college freshman or sophomores. This is an interactive class with group discussions. Topics include planning for independent living and diabetes at college.

2019

Classes are from 4 - 6 p.m. Thursdays (unless noted below).

  • March 7
  • April 4
  • May 2
  • June 6
  • July 11
  • August 1
  • September 5
  • October 3
  • November 7
  • December 5

 

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