Are There Camps For Kids With Type 2 Diabetes?
One way for children and teens to get support for type 2 diabetes is to attend a diabetes camp. The environment of camp teaches kids and teens good disease management habits, provides an opportunity for physical challenges, and is a way to have fun and share experiences with other campers and with adult counselors - many who also have diabetes. Camp counselors and staff provide support and activities designed to teach good nutrition habits and ways to incorporate exercise as part of a fun, daily routine. Above all, diabetes camp makes kids and teens realize that they're not alone in trying to keep type 2 diabetes under control.
There are many online resources to locate a diabetes camp in your area. Here some links that can give you more information:
Last Updated: Saturday April 20, 2013 13:31:32
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