Upcoming Events

Check out the upcoming diabetes-related events in the area and see our class offerings taught by our team of diabetes educators. 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.

MSU Extension Programs

Varies by season

JDRF Road Trip 2021

April 30th, 2021

7:00 PM

JDRF One Walk

May - October 2021

JDRF is so excited to kick off the JDRF One Walk 2021 season! JDRF made incredible strides in 2020 and proved that no matter our circumstances we are driven by the same goal - to find cures for T1D. The strength and determination of the T1D community continues to drive their mission forward and achieve incredible results! See below for all of the 2021 One Walk dates.

Jackson - Sunday, May 23
Toledo - Sunday, May 23
East Lansing - Saturday, July 31
Detroit - Sunday, September 19
Cleveland - Saturday, September 25
Ann Arbor / Dexter - Sunday, October 3
Grand Rapids - Saturday, October 23

Find your local One Walk and register today at: WALK.JDRF.ORG

ADA Diabetes Camp Registration

June - July 2021

This summer may look different, but it's still going to be a blast. ADA Imagine Camp brings all the magic and excitment of camp right to you and your family. Campers will make new friends and learn new diabetes management skills that build confidence.

 

ADA Imagine Camp is designed to facilitate an at-home, virtual experience connecting kids and families. Offered Monday through Friday, with daily 1-hour virtual meetups for kids ages 5-17!

Register for one session or all of them at no cost!

Session 1: June 7 - 11, 2021

Session 2: June 21 - 25, 2021

Session 3: July 12 - 16, 2021

Session 4: July 25 - 30, 2021


Find more information and register for free today at: diabetes.org/community/camp

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.

BBQ at the Ballpark

July 30, 2021

&

August 20, 2021

Hosted by Diabetes SoluT1ons, come out for an evening and BBQ at the ballpark with others living with T1D and their families!

Friday, July 30: Utica Unicorns vs. Westside Wooly Mammoths

at Jimmy John's Field, 7171 Auburn Rd, Utica, MI

BBQ starts: 6:00pm / Game starts: 7:05pm

Friday, August 20: West Michigan Whitecaps vs. Fort Wayne TinCaps

at LMCU Ballpark, 4500 W River Dr NE, Comstock Park, MI

BBQ starts: 5:45pm / Game starts: 7:05pm

Cost is $10 per person and includes BBQ dinner and a ticket to the game.

Seats are limited - register at diabetessolut1ons.org to reserve your spot!

2021 JDRF One Walk

May - October 2021

JDRF is are committed to the health and safety of those affected by T1D and the community at large. Out of an abundance of caution, and in light of the continued COVID-19 pandemic, as a national organization, JDRF has made the difficult decision to hold Fall 2021 JDRF One Walk events virtually. Although JDRF is not able to host a traditional One Walk experience this year, they are thrilled to provide an opportunity to bring the T1D community together in a safe and responsible way. See below for all upcoming 2021 One Walk dates. 


East Lansing - Saturday, July 31
Detroit - Sunday, September 19
Ann Arbor / Dexter - Sunday, October 3
Grand Rapids - Saturday, October 23

Find your local One Walk and register today at: walk.jdrf.org

ADA Imagine Camp

June - July 2021

This summer may look different, but it's still going to be a blast. ADA Imagine Camp brings all the magic and excitment of camp right to you and your family. Campers will make new friends and learn new diabetes management skills that build confidence.

 

ADA Imagine Camp is designed to facilitate an at-home, virtual experience connecting kids and families. Offered Monday through Friday, with daily 1-hour virtual meetups for kids ages 5-17!

Register for one session or all of them at no cost!

Session 1: June 7 - 11, 2021

Session 2: June 21 - 25, 2021

Session 3: July 12 - 16, 2021

Session 4: July 26 - 30, 2021


Find more information and register for free today at: diabetes.org/community/camp

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.

MSU Extension Programs

Varies by season

The Michigan State University Extension offers in-person activities on topics including parenting, money matters, health, and more. Visit the MSU Extension website and enter your county to discover programs, workshops, and webinars available in your area!