Upcoming Events

Check out upcoming diabetes-related events in the area! Descriptions and registration links for upcoming events are listed below.

Diabetes Education Classes

By Appointment

Unless otherwise noted, classes are held in the Pediatric Diabetes Education classrooms (Taubman Center, Rooms 2386 & 2387). 

Check the Clinical Programs page for a list of classes and descriptions.

DYS Support Groups

Varies by group

Diabetes Youth Services (DYS) is offering online support groups with Jennifer Gilliland, a Professional Clinical Counselor, Certified Diabetes Educator, and Clinical Dietitian. The support groups will be a safe place where participants can form connections with others living with T1D, talk through the challenges of living with T1D, and learn about coping strategies. Each month will focus on a different topic.

DYS offers three different groups via Zoom:

  • Moms: Meets the 1st Tuesday of each month at 5:30 PM

  • Youth (7-11th Graders): Meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 5:30 PM

  • Young Adults (18-22 Year Olds): Meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 5:30 PM


Click here to register.

For questions, contact DYS at info@dys4kids.org or 419-291-1234.

DYS Extended Family Education

September 29, 2022

Join Diabetes Educator Nurse Patty McCullough for a FREE evening of type 1 diabetes education for extended family members to learn more about proper diabetes management at home. Patty has over 30+ years of experience working with people with T1D and their families. Available in person or online via Zoom. 


September 29, 2022

Mary Ellen Flazone Diabetes Center
2100 W. Central Ave.
Toledo, OH 43606

Click here to register.

JDRF One Walks

Fall 2022

Put on your sneakers because JDRF One Walks are making their full in-person return! Save the date and join JDRF at one of the fundraising walks being held in Michigan and Northern Ohio this year!


Sunday, October 2
Hudson Mills Metropark

Register here


Sunday, October 16
Cleveland Zoo

Register here

Have questions? Contact Lia Benn at lbenn@jdrf.org.

JDRF TypeOneNation Virtual Summit

Fall 2022

JDRF’s TypeOneNation Virtual Summit is now a year-long program, offering a FREE educational session every month to help you and your loved ones live well with T1D! Learn more and register here.

T1D Risk Screening: What It Is and Why It Matters

A type 1 diabetes diagnosis doesn’t have to be a surprise. Hear from experts on why screening matters and walk away with resources that will help you better understand T1D risk. And stick around afterwards for a T1D Product Showcase, where you'll have a chance to learn about the latest in T1D technology.

October 6, 2022

Nutrition Tips and Tricks for People with T1D

Nutritional tips and tricks from a pediatric endocrinologist and a registered dietitian, both living with type 1 diabetes.

November 3, 2022

Motivational Moments with T1D Community Members

Join fellow T1D community for an inspirational conversation about the highs and lows of life with diabetes.

December 1, 2022

Cedar Point Halloweekends Trip

October 23, 2022

Calling all high school and college T1Ds! Celebrate fall with DYS at Cedar Point Halloweekends with food, drinks, and a ton of fun at America's best roller-coaster theme park!

October 23, 2022

Cedar Point
1 Cedar Point Drive
Sandusky, OH 44870
United States

11:00 AM – 8:00 PM EDT

Click here to register.

Halloween Carnival with UT Pediatrics Club

October 28, 2022

Join DYS and members from UT Pediatrics Club in an evening of spooky fun for the whole family!


October 28, 2022

Grace Lutheran Church
4441 Monroe St
Toledo, OH 43607
United States

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

Click here to register.