Second Nature

Most kids don’t come home from summer camp excited that they learned to read a nutrition label—but that’s exactly what’s so special about diabetes camp. With dozens of programs across the country busily accepting applications for their summer 2013 sessions, now is the time to register your child or teenager with type 1 diabetes (T1D). […]

Camp NYDA Reunion Planned for June 2013

Camp NYDA, a camp for New York City kids with type 1 diabetes (T1D), will be open again for a few hours on June 15, 2013, after being closed for 21 years. Planning for a reunion at the now privately owned site has been under way for several years. More than 200 people have joined […]

Ask a Medical Professional: Diabetes Camp

By Catherine Marschilok, M.S.N., C.D.E., Board Certified in Advanced Diabetes Management It’s not too early nor too late to think about a diabetes camp for your child this summer. A truly unique experience for those who attend it, diabetes camp might be the only place where children with diabetes are in the majority. To convey […]

New Sports Camp for Adults with Type 1 Diabetes

Swimming. Carb counting. Bicycling. Blood sugar tests. Sounds like a summer camp for kids with type 1 diabetes, right? But this camp is different. It’s for adults with type 1. Designed for those with type 1 diabetes who consider fitness a priority, “Stroke, Spin, Stride” is the first training camp to support and train adults […]