BOCES students use what they learn to help those with diabetes

As part of a class project, Oswego County BOCES New Vision Allied Health students Alivia Grimshaw (left) and Johnelle Dishaw work an informational booth and distribute diabetes literature at Fulton Urgent Care.
As part of a class project, Oswego County BOCES New Vision Allied Health students Alivia Grimshaw (left) and Johnelle Dishaw work an informational booth and distribute diabetes literature at Fulton Urgent Care.

Oswego County BOCES students enrolled in the New Vision Allied Health program recently showcased their diabetes knowledge by developing a website and creating informational literature about the disease.

“As a class we decided to do the project on diabetes because it’s a big problem in Oswego County,” said Oswego County BOCES New Vision Allied Health student Alivia Grimshaw, of Oswego.

The project culminated with student-manned informational tables that were on display May 27 and May 29 at several Oswego Health locations. In addition to providing statistics about the disease, students also distributed diabetic-friendly recipes and displayed the website they created.

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