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This program is sponsored by The Medtronic Foundation.

May 6, 2010

Diabetes Education and Camping Association's (DECA's) young adult leadership team "DLEAD" takes on Boston at "D-TREAT" - a unique 3-day event at Northeastern University, May 28-30, 2010 - to encourage young adults with diabetes to network, share insights and meet peers during an awesome event.

"DLEAD" takes on the Bay Area at "D-TREAT" - a unique 3-day event at UC Berkeley, June 4-6, 2010 .


Where: Northeastern University, Boston, MA

When: May 28 - 30, 2010

Audience: Young Adults Ages 18 -25 With Type 1 Diabetes

Cost: $25 (Participants must pay own transportation costs)

Contact: www.diabetescamps.org (brochure online) or FACEBOOK page "DTREAT"

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Where: University of California, Berkeley, CA

When: June 4 - 6, 2010

Audience: Young Adults Ages 18 -25 With Type 1 Diabetes

Cost: $25 (Participants must pay own transportation costs)

Contact: www.diabetescamps.org (brochure online) or FACEBOOK page "DTREAT"

This program addresses the unique needs young adults (ages 18 - 25) with type 1 diabetes facing the challenges of transitioning through precipitous life stages.  By providing support, cooperative educational programs and tools for healthy living, participants will develop positive well-being and supportive social networks. 

The purpose of this program is to connect young adults, between the ages of 18-25, with type 1 diabetes.  While at D-TREAT, young adults will have the opportunity to partake in a series of discussion style support groups, workshops, and sessions geared toward life-affecting topics such as:

  • Health insurance and finances
  • Exercise
  • Time management with diabetes in your life
  • Stressmanagement
  • Partying
  • Sexuality
  • How to handle your parents' fears
  • Cooking and grocery shopping 


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