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Diabetes Camps for Kids

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Camp Scholarship Set Up in Zula Walters’ Name

On January 14, at the fourth annual Diabetes Camping conference held at the Clara Barton Diabetes Center in North Oxford, Massachusetts, TheraSense, Inc., of Alameda, California, presented the Diabetes Camping Association (DCA) with a $10,000 scholarship in honor of DCA Executive Director Zula Walters, who is preparing for retirement.

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Who Says Little Kids Should Have All the Fun?

There is no doubt that camps are an educational and fun experience for kids with diabetes. But what about the big kids? Diabetes camps for adults age 17 and older do exist, and like camps for kids offer similar experiences.

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What I Did Last Summer

"Camps offer a support system that isn't available in other places because [kids] are meeting other kids with diabetes," says Suzanne Apsey, program director for Triangle D Camp of Northern Illinois.

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What I Did Last Summer-Camps Help Kids Take Control of Their Diabetes

Camps offer a support system that isn't available in other places because [kids] are meeting other kids with diabetes, says Suzanne Apsey, program director for Triangle D Camp of Northern Illinois.

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Camps Help Kids Take Control of Their Diabetes

There are an estimated 15,000 to 20,000 young people who attend diabetes camps each summer. Summer camps provide young people, ages 6 to 18, an opportunity to effectively manage their diabetes in an environment that is educational, safe and fun.

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LifeScan Sending Kids to Diabetes Camps

LifeScan and ChildrenWithDiabetes.com are sponsoring a scholarship program which will send 10 children with diabetes to diabetes camps this summer.

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No More Pencils, No More Books—It’s Time to Register for Camp

Soon after insulin was discovered, Leonard F. C. Wendt, MD, opened the first diabetes camp in Michigan. Since 1925, many more have opened across the nation.

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Summer Camp Countdown

It's springtime and for most people this means spring cleaning or new romance. It holds another very special meaning for me and my family, however. It's the time of year I reserve a place for my family at diabetes camp. Five years ago, my son Joey, then two, was diagnosed with diabetes, and for the past three summers our family has been spending one week at diabetes camp.

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Chris Dudley Blazes a Trail for Children with Diabetes

As a teenager, Chris Dudley was diagnosed with type I diabetes. At the time he was told that a person with diabetes could not become a professional basketball player. Through hard work and excellent control of his diabetes, Dudley proved that this was a fallacy. Today, Dudley is the starting center for the Portland Trail Blazers and one of the National Basketball Association's top defensive players.

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New Insulin Has Campers Marching to a Different Drummer

Vivian Murray, RD, a type I for 32 years, is a camp director for children with diabetes. She was recently anticipating the possible problems she might encounter this summer supervising 230 enthusiastic kids.

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