Published on April 21, 2010

Diabetes and Nutrition Education Center Hosts Team Type 1 Event

Ames, IA-On Wednesday, May 12, the Mary Greeley Medical Center Diabetes and Nutrition Education Center will host Bradford Gildon, a Team Type 1 (TT1) member, for a presentation about the advances in diabetes medicine and technology. The program begins at 6:30 p.m. in Diabetes and Nutrition Education Classroom 1 and includes light refreshments.

Gildon, the event's guest speaker, is a competing member of TT1 Triathlon and has lived with Type 1 diabetes since age 11. Gildon is a radiography professor at the University of Oklahoma.

Aside from diabetes-related information, attendees will also receive free TT1 membership cards, meter upgrades and diabetes education materials. Health care professionals will be available to answer questions.

Registration is required and space is limited. For more information or to register, contact Diabetes and Nutrition Education liaison Christy Lively at 515-956-2966 or