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Helpful Web Resources

Diabetes Camps

  • Children With Diabetes: Camps – Complete listing of day and overnight stay camps for children with diabetes mellitus
  • Texas Lion’s Camp(Kerrville, TX) – A one-week overnight stay camp for children with diabetes mellitus, ages 8 to 15 years. Sponsored by the Lion’s Club
  • Camp Sweeney (Gainesville, TX) – A three-week overnight stay camp for children with diabetes mellitus, ages 5 to 18 years old

Diabetes Education & Support Groups

Turner Syndrome

Down Syndrome

Growth Disorders (including short stature)

Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

Congenital Hypothyroidism

Disorders of Calcium and Vitamin D

Hormones

Nutrition and Exercise Resources

  • Let's Move—A program started by First Lady Michelle Obama to encourage kids and their families to live healthier lives
  • United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)—Overview of recommended websites with information on combating childhood obesity
  • Centers for Disease Control—Childhood obesity information, including dietary guidelines and recommended exercise for children and adolescents
  • Nutrition.gov—Nutrition resources including dietary guidelines, healthier cooking information and government assistance programs
  • NetWellness—Dietary and exercise recommendations for children and adolescents from the American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Heart Association—Dietary recommendations for infants, children and adolescents to promote cardiovascular health
  • Calorie King—Excellent resource for nutritional information on a variety of foods, including what many restaurants serve. Also available in book form and electronic formats