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 is offering 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 Hot Shots Camp

Summer 2022

Diabetes camp is a great opportunity to meet other kids with type 1 and bond while enjoying activities like swimming, climbing, arts and crafts, diabetes-related education, and more! DYS' team of counselors who live with T1D and their experienced endocrinology nurses, dietitians, and diabetes educators are excited to meet you! 
 

Big Shots Resident Camp

Designed for ages 13-17

June 21 - 25, 2022
Recreation Unlimited (Ashley, OH)


Little Shots Day Camp

Designed for ages 5-10

July 11 - 14, 2022
Olander Park (Sylvania, OH)

 

Little Shots Day Camp

Designed for ages 5-10

August 1 - 4, 2022
ProMedica Farms (Tecumseh, MI)

Scholarships are available! You can register for these camp opportunities or apply to be part of the staff today at dys4kids.org. For questions, email cindy@dys4kids.org.

Camp Midicha 2022

June 19 -

July 1, 2022

ADA Camp Midicha is a lifeline for children with diabetes to develop the critical skills needed to thrive while managing diabetes. Camp gives kids the opportunity to meet other kids just like them while fostering independence, and gaining an awareness of a healthy lifestyle through education, nutrition, exercise, emotional well-being, and glucose control. Camp Midicha is held at YMCA Camp Copneconic in Fenton, MI.

 

Camper Session 1 

Age Range: entering 5th grade to 17 years old

June 19 - June 24 , 2022

Fee: $750


Camper Session 2

Age Range: entering 5th grade to 17 years old

June 26 - July 1, 2022
Fee: $750

Midicha Day 
Camp

Age Range: 5 years old to entering 5th grade

June 27 - July 1, 2022
Fee: $350
 

Counselor-In-Training (C.I.T) Session 2022

Age Range: 17 years old

C.I.T. Fee: $950 (due upon acceptance into program)

Click here to learn more and register.

JDRF One Walks

Summer / 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 SEVEN fundraising walks being held in Michigan and Northern Ohio this year!

EAST LANSING

Saturday, July 30
Michigan State University Campus

REGISTER TODAY

DETROIT

Sunday, September 18
Milliken State Park

REGISTER TODAY

GRAND RAPIDS

Saturday, September 24
Grand Valley State University Campus

REGISTER TODAY


ANN ARBOR

Sunday, October 2
Hudson Mills Metropark

REGISTER TODAY

CLEVELAND

Sunday, October 16
Cleveland Zoo

REGISTER TODAY

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

JDRF TypeOneNation Virtual Summit

Summer / Fall

2022

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

 

Research Highlights from ADA Scientific Sessions

July 7, 2022

Living Well with T1D at All Ages & Stages

August 4, 2022

Exercise & T1D

September 1, 2022 

 

Improving Lives Research Update & T1D Product Showcase Sessions

October 6, 2022

Nutrition & T1D

November 3, 2022

Motivational Moments with T1D Community Members

December 1, 2022

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 is offering 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.

JDRF Family Picnic

Aug 20, 2022

JDRF is thrilled to announce the return of the JDRF Family Picnic! Bring your picnic lunch and JDRF will bring the fun! The event will include a DJ, face painting, a bounce house, lawn games, and SO MUCH MORE! Everyone is welcome!

 

Saturday, Aug 20, 2022 from 12-2 PM
Kensington Metropark

East Boat Launch Shelter
4570 Huron River Pkwy
Milford, MI 48380

Click here to register.

DYS Hot Shots Camp

Summer 2022

Diabetes camp is a great opportunity to meet other kids with type 1 and bond while enjoying activities like swimming, climbing, arts and crafts, diabetes-related education, and more! DYS' team of counselors who live with T1D and their experienced endocrinology nurses, dietitians, and diabetes educators are excited to meet you! 
 

Big Shots Resident Camp

Designed for ages 13-17

June 21 - 25, 2022
Recreation Unlimited (Ashley, OH)


Little Shots Day Camp

Designed for ages 5-10

July 11 - 14, 2022
Olander Park (Sylvania, OH)

 

Little Shots Day Camp

Designed for ages 5-10

August 1 - 4, 2022
ProMedica Farms (Tecumseh, MI)

Scholarships are available! You can register for these camp opportunities or apply to be part of the staff today at dys4kids.org. For questions, email cindy@dys4kids.org.

Camp Midicha 2022

June 19 -

July 1, 2022

ADA Camp Midicha is a lifeline for children with diabetes to develop the critical skills needed to thrive while managing diabetes. Camp gives kids the opportunity to meet other kids just like them while fostering independence, and gaining an awareness of a healthy lifestyle through education, nutrition, exercise, emotional well-being, and glucose control. Camp Midicha is held at YMCA Camp Copneconic in Fenton, MI.

 

Camper Session 1 

Age Range: entering 5th grade to 17 years old

June 19 - June 24 , 2022

Fee: $750


Camper Session 2

Age Range: entering 5th grade to 17 years old

June 26 - July 1, 2022
Fee: $750

Midicha Day 
Camp

Age Range: 5 years old to entering 5th grade

June 27 - July 1, 2022
Fee: $350
 

Counselor-In-Training (C.I.T) Session 2022

Age Range: 17 years old

C.I.T. Fee: $950 (due upon acceptance into program)

Click here to learn more and register.

JDRF One Walks

Summer / 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 SEVEN fundraising walks being held in Michigan and Northern Ohio this year!

EAST LANSING

Saturday, July 30
Michigan State University Campus

REGISTER TODAY

DETROIT

Sunday, September 18
Milliken State Park

REGISTER TODAY

GRAND RAPIDS

Saturday, September 24
Grand Valley State University Campus

REGISTER TODAY


ANN ARBOR

Sunday, October 2
Hudson Mills Metropark

REGISTER TODAY

CLEVELAND

Sunday, October 16
Cleveland Zoo

REGISTER TODAY

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

JDRF TypeOneNation Virtual Summit

Summer / Fall

2022

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

 

Research Highlights from ADA Scientific Sessions

July 7, 2022

Living Well with T1D at All Ages & Stages

August 4, 2022

Exercise & T1D

September 1, 2022 

 

Improving Lives Research Update & T1D Product Showcase Sessions

October 6, 2022

Nutrition & T1D

November 3, 2022

Motivational Moments with T1D Community Members

December 1, 2022