Type 1 Diabetes is a very challenging disease. With the finger sticking,
carb counting, and endless insulin injections or insulin pump adjustments,
most patients become overwhelmed very quickly! The support of family and
friends is as important as the life-sustaining insulin that these patients
depend on daily.
Reppell Diabetes Learning Center is committed to providing patients of all ages with that kind of support,
including children dealing with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) and their families.
The RDLC staff recently took the unique T1D Kids Support Group to Sky
Zone Trampoline Park in Springfield, Missouri. This outing was not only
fun for the whole family, but it also provided opportunities for each
family to learn about how different exercise effects blood sugars.
RDLC T1D Kids Support Group at Sky Zone Trampoline Park
andldquo;To see the group interacting, with the kids and parents being there
to support one another, is unbelievably cool. It’s that peer-to-peer
support that our kids respond to, and ultimately ensure their lifelong
health goals,” said Jodi Bodenhamer, RN, CDE, RDLC Coordinator.
For more information about the T1D Kids Support Group and their future
outings, call the RDLC at (870) 508-1765, or email