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Camp Coral Kids

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Diabetes: Test Your Knowledge

If you have diabetes, taking steps right away to control it will help you avoid complications that may come up later. This multiple-choice quiz, based on information from the American Diabetes Association, will help you with important answers now.

1. Diabetes happens because of which of these?
2. Two of the main types of diabetes are type 1 and type 2. How many people with diabetes have type 2?
3. A certain gland or organ doesn't work right in a person who has diabetes. Which gland or organ is it?
4. Why is insulin important for your body to use blood sugar?
5. Keeping your diabetes under control early on will help you avoid complications that may come up later. People with diabetes are at increased risk of developing which of these?
6. Why are a healthy diet and regular exercise so important if you have diabetes?
7. Type 1 diabetes happens when your insulin-producing cells called beta cells in the pancreas are destroyed. What destroys them?
8. A diabetic condition can develop as a side effect of some drugs. Which of these can cause raise blood sugar?
9. Which ethnic groups are most likely to develop type 2 diabetes?

2014 Camp Location:

Parkside Elementary School (10257 NW 29th Street, Coral Springs, FL 33065)
For more information, contact Community Education at 954-344-3344.

Camp Dates: June 9 - 20th
Time: 9:00 am - 4pm
Cost: $400

2014 Parent Orientation:
May 29, 2014
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Broward Health Coral Springs Medical Office Complex Conference Room

Applications and payments are due before May 23, 2014.

You have to be pretty special to come to Camp Coral Kids!

CSMC is affiliate of Chris Evert Children's Hospital

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
  • Nutrition
  • Snacks
  • Yoga
  • Crafts
  • Dance
  • Swimming
  • Diabetes Games
  • and more!

Camp Counselors

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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