Living Well with Diabetes

A Free Public Seminar 

 Held Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 7 p.m.

Missed the Seminar? View it at the Link Below:


   Mill Pond School Auditorium              Dr. Alonso Speaks to the Group



    Dr. Laura Alonso

  • MD, University of Pennsylvania
  • Fellowship in Endocrinology, University of Chicago
  • Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of Beta Cell Biological Studies at UMASS Medical School
  • George F. and Sybil H. Fuller Term Chair in Diabetes
  • Head of Research Lab at UMASS Studying Pancreatic Beta Cell Regeneration

Topics Discussed:

  • Type 1 vs Type 2: The Difference
  • Eating Well at Home and In Restaurants. Can I Still Enjoy a Good Party?
  • Exercise: How Much and How Long? What are the Benefits and Concerns?
  • The Use of Technology and New Therapies on the Horizon: Beta Cell Rengeneration, Stem Cell Therapies, New Agents for Type 2
  • Support Systems & The Importance of a Positive Attitude
  • The Barton Center for Diabetes Education: Camps & Programs
  • Q & A



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