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Onward and Upward With Diabetes
Onward and Upward With Diabetes

Swaying in rhythm like drunk fans singing their team fight song, we campers bellowed our camp theme, clapping and banging on dining tables: "Shock, shock for Camp Firefly! We take the insulin - try not to cry!"

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A CDE Reminisces about Diabetes Camping "Before We Had Meters!"
A CDE Reminisces about Diabetes Camping "Before We Had Meters!"

I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of three, and I have lived with it for 62 years. I can still remember my mother learning to inject insulin into an orange at Hermann Hospital in Houston, Texas.

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Making a Difference
Making a Difference

Six years ago, Julie DeFruscio’s two-year-old daughter was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Two years later, her 13-year-old son was also diagnosed with type 1. And four months after that, her ten-year-old son diagnosed himself with diabetes - unfortunately, he was right.

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Diabetes Camp Is More Than Cool
Diabetes Camp Is More Than Cool

Often kids with type 1 diabetes feel isolated. Even a sleepover is problematic, because other parents are often afraid to take on the care of a diabetic youngster. And finding a friend with diabetes is a challenge because it’s rare that anybody else in town has it: Only about one of every 600 children is affected.

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Diabetes Camp 2006
Diabetes Camp 2006

Summer Fun for Kids! Complete listing of Diabetes Camp 2006

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Dudley Shoots to Help Kids With Diabetes
Dudley Shoots to Help Kids With Diabetes

When retired NBA center Chris Dudley was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 1981, the high school sophomore’s first concern was whether he would be able to continue playing sports.

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Diabetes Camp
Diabetes Camp

There are few kinds of diabetes education that are more beneficial for youth than diabetes camp. The “father of diabetes treatment,” Elliot P. Joslin, often referred to camps as “islands of safety for children with diabetes.”

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Getting Ready for Diabetes Camp?
Getting Ready for Diabetes Camp?

It isn’t too early to be thinking about diabetes summer camp for your child.

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Diabetes Camping Program Gets Funding From Donovan McNabb Foundation

A foundation headed by Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb has donated $150,000 to the American Diabetes Association's youth camping program.

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More Summer Fun

The Barton Center for Diabetes Education, Inc., of North Oxford, Massachusetts, is offering a range of overnight and day camping experiences for children with type 1 diabetes and their families in locations throughout the northeastern United States. The center recently launched day camps in several satellite locations, including New York City's Central Park and the towns of Newton and Worchester in Massachusetts.

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