Grandparents of Grandchildren with Type 1 Diabetes
Grandparent Education through Simulation - Diabetes (GPETS-D) explores methods of educating grandparents of grandchildren diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) in basic diabetes management, with a special focus on hypoglycemia. Eligible grandparent participants receive a free 90-minute one-on-one T1D teaching session provided by a certified diabetes educator nurse. Teaching is provided at the UMMHC Pediatric Endocrine Clinic in Worcester, MA. Grandparents of grandchildren (aged 12 or younger) diagnosed with T1D for at least 2 months are eligible to participate. Grandparents will receive a $25.00 gift card for participation. Enrollment is limited to 30 grandparent participants. Docket #: H00004996.