Does your family have a child diagnosed with diabetes? KIDZ can help!

 

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KIDZ is a family support group that provides opportunities for individual and group support, recreation, advocacy, and education to families who have a child diagnosed with diabetes.   We serve families in the tri-cities area of Nebraska, as well as parts of Nebraska and North-Central Kansas not served by a support group.

When your child is diagnosed with diabetes, there can be a lot to learn. Sometimes it can be overwhelming. How can we keep blood glucose levels consistent? How do we test for ketones? Has anyone else experienced this? Are certain foods limited? What is the latest technology?

Sometimes it just helps to talk with someone who understands.

KIDZ provides:
• Support
• Fun family events
• Lending library
• Information
• Education

 

Testimonial

 

"KIDZ events provide an awesome opportunity to get additional education on how to manage my son's diabetes.  The kids enjoy the activities and we get to see the latest technology and participate in sessions with educational speakers.  Having events like this is important to my son because he is around other kids who have to do the exact same things he has to do.  In addition, the way things are scheduled my non-diabetic children also have a lot of fun.  It's a great time!"  S.S.
 

Upcoming Events

Save the date for the next KIDZ event!

Our next KIDZ event will be held in conjunction with Hot Shot Central Diabetes Camp.  Camp will be June 17-19, 2008.  Our Champion KIDZ event will be held the last afternoon of camp, Thursday, June 19th, 2008 at Hastings YMCA.  The KIDZ event will be open to all KIDZ families, regardless of camp participation.  Check back for details!  Hope to see you there.

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