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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 or 419-291-1234.

DYS Kalahari Waterpark Adventure

February 3-4, 2023

Take a break from the ice and snow and bring your bathing suit: DYS is taking a trip to the premier waterpark in northwest Ohio, Kalahari! Bring your family and enjoy a great mix of fun water rides, slides, and adventures with other T1D families. It will be an incredible time for the whole family and Kalahari offers an array of attractions for all ages! Food and drinks as well as a goody bag are available to all DYS participants. All T1D families can reserve their discounted room rate and save over $100 in lodging fees. Register by January 2, 2023.

Kalahari Resort

4000 Kalahari Dr.
Sandusky, OH 44870

Learn more and register here.

ADA Camp Midicha

June 2023

Camp Midicha is hosted at YMCA's Camp Copeniconic in Fenton, Michigan.

Residential Camp - Session 1

June 18-23, 2023

Residential Camp - Session 2

June 25-30, 2023

Midicha Day Camp

June 26-30, 2023

Registration opens February 15th at 12pm EST! Learn more here.

DYS Hot Shots Camp

June - August 2023

DYS resident camps are held at Recreation Unlimited in Ashley, Ohio. Little Shots Day Camp is offered at two separate locations: Olander Park in Sylvania, Ohio and ProMedica Farms in Tecumseh, Michigan.

Big Shots Resident Camp (ages 13-17)

June 19-23, 2023

Middle Shots Resident Camp (ages 10-13)

June 23-26, 2023

Little Shots Day Camp - Ohio (ages 5-10)

July 10-13, 2023

Little Shots Day Camp - Michigan (ages 5-10)

July 31 - August 3, 2023

Registration now open! Learn more here.

Camp Ho Mita Koda - North

July 16-22, 2023

Camp Ho Mita Koda (CHMK) is expanding to Michigan! CHMK-North will be held at D-Bar-A Ranch in Metamora, Michigan.

Overnight camp for K-11th graders will be held July 16-22, 2023.


Registration now open! Learn more here.

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