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What Do You Really Know About Diabetes?
Nearly 26 million Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes and more than 7 million more have diabetes but don't realize it, according to the CDC. Yet diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. Test your knowledge of this chronic disease by taking this multiple-choice quiz.
2. If your diabetes isn't under control, it can damage which of these organs?
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Diabetes can affect many parts of the body. It can lead to serious complications, such as eye problems, nerve damage, gum disease, heart disease, stroke, kidney damage, and lower-limb amputations. You can help prevent these complications by controlling your blood sugar, blood pressure, and cholesterol levels.
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2014 Camp Location:
Parkside Elementary School (10257 NW 29th Street, Coral Springs, FL 33065)
For more information, contact Community Education at 954-344-3344.
June 9 - 20th
9:00 am - 4pm
2014 Parent Orientation:
Applications and payments are due before May 23, 2014.
May 29, 2014
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Broward Health Coral Springs Medical Office Complex Conference Room
You have to be pretty special to come to Camp Coral Kids!
Be part of our summer excitement! It's not for everyone...only for diabetic kids ages 5 ½ -11 years. Camp Coral Kids offers a fun environment where kids can learn more about diabetes, interact with other diabetic kids and just be a kid!
Kids will enjoy a full range of camp activities and day trips, plus insulin management, glucose monitoring and nutritional guidance under the direction of medical professionals.
Located in Coral Springs, Camp Coral Kids is proud to be the only day camp in South Florida for children diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. The 2014 camp will be held at Parkside Elementary School.
Two weeks of camping fun includes:
- Fun Outings
- Carb counting
- Diabetes Games
- and more!
For counselor information, use the links on the left-hand side of this page. For camp information, call 954-344-3344.
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