User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


41° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

KELOLAND.com | Sioux Falls News & Weather, South Dakota News & Weather, Minnesota and Iowa News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Sioux Falls Summer Diabetes Camp

August 6, 2010, 5:15 PM by Kelli Grant

SIOUX FALLS, SD -  
All summer kids have been attending camps where they're making friends, learning songs, and playing lots of games. Kids at one Sioux Falls Day Camp are also learning a lot from each other about their chronic disease called diabetes.

At this one day day camp in Sioux Falls, you'll hear a lot about insulin, blood sugar and things that are called pumps.

Sanford holds a week-long camp every year for kids with diabetes. But this camp is just one day for some of the youngest diabetics, ages 5 to 8. They're from all across South Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa. And some of these kids aren't only meeting each other for the first time, they're learning there are other kids out there just like them.

"A lot of these kids live in cities where there may be nobody else in their elementary school who has diabetes, nobody else in their town, their age, that has diabetes. So it definitely gives them a new opportunity," Dr. Alex Karmazin said.

As you saw the kids were having a lot of fun playing outside, but they also learned a lot about their disease and instead of camp counselors, the day camp is staffed with dieticians, doctors, and nurses.

Previous Story

Next Story




 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

You may also like

Parker Teen Dies In One Vehicle Crash

4/12/2014 10:18 AM

16-year-old Tonya Anderson from Parker, SD died in a one vehicle crash west of Sioux Falls on Highway 42 on Friday.

Full Story
SF Woman Dies In Crash Near Brookings

4/12/2014 10:34 AM

A Sioux Falls woman died in a two vehicle crash on I-29 south of Brookings.

Full Story
Missing Girls Case Update On Tuesday

4/15/2014 7:15 AM

Authorities plan to release an update on the investigation into the 1971 disappearance of two South Dakota girls.

Full Story
Remains Found In Car Are Missing Girls

4/15/2014 1:39 PM

After more than 40 years, the families of two missing teenage girls now know what happened to them.

Full Story
Strange Haze Covers Sioux Falls

4/12/2014 5:03 PM

A strange haze with a foul odor hung over the City of Sioux Falls today.

Full Story


Events

 
 
KELOLAND TV: 501 S. Phillips Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Phone: 605.336.1100 · Breaking News call: 1-800-888-5356
Web Site Design and Custom Programming By: Lawrence & Schiller© 2014 KELO-TV -- KELOLAND.COM -- ALL RIGHTS RESERVED