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Blindness & Diabetes Webinar: Dexcom vs FreeStyle Libre

Event Description

Please join Accessible Pharmacy Services for the Blind and University of Pennsylvania’s Diabetes Education Center as we compare Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) devices available to our blind, DeafBlind, and low vision patients living with diabetes. We will be discussing differences between Dexcom and Freestyle Libre as well as their accessibility features.

This webinar will have captioning and a live ASL interpreter.

If you are unable to attend, please register to receive the webinar audio and video via email.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Speaker Bio:

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Abigail “Abbie” Chesterson is the Director of the Diabetes Education Center at Penn Medicine – University of Pennsylvania Health System. Abbie grew up outside of Philadelphia and studied Nutritional Sciences at Penn State University.  After graduating, she completed her Dietetic Internship with the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, FL.  After working for a few years as a Registered Dietitian in Washington, D.C., Abbie decided to pursue her Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES) certificate.  She has experience working with three hospital diabetes programs, in both the hospital-based Diabetes Education Center and in the primary care provider’s office.  In recent years, Abbie has represented newer Diabetes Educators as a member of various task forces with the Certification Board for Diabetes Care and Education.  She enjoys working with patients with all types of diabetes and enjoys bringing her nutrition expertise to the diabetes world.

Event Details

Date: September 23, 2022

Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm


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