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We are an informal group of people whose lives are affected by type 1 diabetes, including parents, adults with T1D, spouses, grandparents, caregivers, etc., everyone is welcome! We will come together monthly to share experiences and information to help us make life better for our Number 1 Type 1. Join us at Courtyard Marriott at 8305 Tourist Center Drive in Sarasota. Our guest speakers will be T1D parents, Tami & Joe Balavage, Founders of Help a Diabetic Child Foundation in…
A Full Day of Field Fun For a Good Cause The Help A Diabetic Child Field Day is taking place on November 13, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. , on the Florida Gulf Coast University Library Lawn. Entry will cost $5 and will grant guests unlimited access to fun games, delicious food and a chance at winning amazing prizes. There will be a Cornhole tournament, where $10 will allow teams of two to compete against other players for the grand prizes of $200…
Join us for the Inaugural Naples Diabetes Conference and Ribbon Cutting for the Weny Charitable Trust Diabetes Education Center inside the new award-winning Richard M. Schulze Wellness Center at the Greater Naples YMCA! Some of our distinguished speakers are: Dr. Mark Atkinson, PhD – #2 Doctor in the World in Type 1 Diabetes Dr. Michael Haller, MD – Medical Director – Help A Diabetc Child, Pediatric Endocrinologist and Type 1 Diabetes Specialist Dr. Jon Piganelli, PhD – Director – Help…
Join us on March 6 & 7 and play 18 holes of golf with TWO Pros from the PGA TOUR, Champions Tour, LPGA and Web.com Tour (9 holes with each). This year, the Lucas Cup Foundation will continue to benefit JDRF in addition to Help A Diabetic Child, a local non profit providing supplies and insulin for kids in need; and the Diabetes Empowerment Foundation, empowering people with T1D to live happier and healthier lives. http://www.thelucascup.com/index.html
March 7, 2016 7:30 a.m. Registration & Breakfast 8:15-9:15 a.m. Time To Let It Fly Clinic 9:30 a.m. Shotgun Start Lunch & Awards to follow at conclusion of play Each foursome will play nine holes with two different touring pros from the PGA TOUR, Champions Tour and LPGA. http://www.thelucascup.com/index.html
A free, fun community event meant to encourage kids to be active and help build the incredible potential inside each and every child. Bring the entire family for activities, games, arts & crafts, fitness classes (see schedule below) and much more. You don’t want to miss this event!
• Healthy “Build a Snack” Bar
• Grow & Learn about Healthy Vegetables
• Arts & Crafts
• Obstacle Course
• Karate Demonstrations
• Pool Activities
• Inflatable Bounce Houses
• *3v3 Soccer Tournament hosted by Adrenaline USA
• Membership & Camp Deals!
• 9 am: Pilates with Ali
• 9:30 am: Family Hard Core with Dave
• 10 am: Zumba with April
• 10:30 am: Yoga with Dede
• 11am: Kickboxing with Lea/Jameson
*Soccer tournament will be held outdoors on the newly built Ability field. Put a team together and come test your soccer skills, only $40 per team!
“Daddy DJ” Sundays are happening all season long at Morgan’s Pier. Popular area DJs who have become dads (or mom’s!) are spinning during brunch from 11am to 2pm, while a dollar for every guest that attends goes towards the children’s charity of their choice. The DJs are playing their favorite jams to teach kiddies about the best music from a variety of genres. Great for the whole family – children and adults alike can rock out – we will also…
Attend the 2016 Living with Diabetes
program—a free event to learn more about
diabetes. This event is brought to you by Mount Hermon
Ministries, Lee Memorial Health System, Healthy Lee,
Family Health Centers eand the Florida Department
of Health in Lee County.
Join us August 9th and 10th for a free day of FUN to celebrate National Health Center Week!
All are welcome to enjoy food, free health screenings, games, and information from area non-profits.
Join us August 9th and 10th for a free day of FUN to celebrate National Health Center Week! All are welcome to enjoy food, free health screenings, games, and information from area non-profits.
One-der Kids – August 13th 2016 Please join us! One-der Kids is a monthly gathering for children living with T1D, their siblings, parents, and extended families. Don’t forget to bring socks …
JDRF in conjunction with Help A Diabetic Child invite you to learn about a very promising trial for T1D funded research by JDRF. We are very excited about our guest speaker, Adam Reboul Ph.D, a Senior Principal Scientist with Benz Research and Development who has been living with T1D for 21 years. Adam will be educating us about Viacyte and why they are the world’s leader in stem cell encapsulation, as well as sharing his interest in their phase 1…
The Leading Conference in SWFL on Diabetes Prevention & Treatment The 2nd Annual Naples Diabetes Conference aims to bring together doctors, medical institutions, patients, parents and caretakers whose lives have been affected by diabetes. This year will feature a panel of renowned speakers and specialists as well as break out sessions to get your questions answered and learn what is new in the field of diabetes prevention and treatment. Speakers will focus on both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.
The Arthur Allen Fall Charity Tennis Tournament – NTRP Singles Men’s & Women’s on November 11th, 12th, and 13th
These Event Dates Are For NTRP Singles Men’s & Women’s will be held on November 11th, 12th, and 13th.
The Arthur Allen Fall Charity Tennis Tournament – Men’s & Women’s Single Open on November 18th, 19th, and 20th.
These Event Dates Are For Men’s & Women’s Single Open will be held on November 18th, 19th, and 20th.
The Arthur Allen Fall Charity Tennis Tournament – NTRP & Open Combined Men’s & Women’s Doubles on December 2nd, 3rd, and 4th.
These Event Dates Are For NTRP & Open Combined Men’s & Women’s Doubles will be held on December 2nd, 3rd, and 4th.
On December 3rd, the Arthur Allen Fall Tennis Tournament – an annual event benefiting the Greater Naples YMCA and the Help a Diabetic Child Foundation – came to a close with a charity dinner and concert in Mr. Allen’s honor. Taking the stage at this wonderful event was the rising star, Siena Warner recording artist Jonathan Roy. The Canadian musician was discovered in 2013 by fellow Canadian music icon Corey Hart. After the show, diners were given the chance to…
Dexcom Continuous Glucose Monitor Event Interested in learning more about the CGM or if it’s covered by your insurance and what to do if it’s not. Come on the 28th to learn more and talk to Mimi the local representative for the CGM. Join Help A Diabetic Child Foundation at the Greater Naples YMCA on March 28th 2017 at 5pm. Weny Charitable Trust Diabetes Education Center in partnership with the Help A Diabetic Child Foundation and the Greater Naples YMCA is proud…
Outreach Series – Session 2 At the Greater Naples YMCA Weny Charitable Trust Diabetes Education Center in partnership with the Help A Diabetic Child Foundation and the Greater Naples YMCA is proud to present a FREE educational and informative series for all individuals dealing with type 1 and type 2 diabetes including parents, children, families, friends, teachers, medical professionals or anyone touched by this disease. FOR ALL AGES! Session 2 Includes: Medtronic Insulin Pump Are you interested in an insulin…
The Story of the Sugar Fairies – A Sweet Tale of Good Choices Meet the Author of the Sugar Fairies, Robin Mizwa, enjoy an hour filled with music and laughter. She will be autographing a special message on her books just for you. A special treat to get to meet an Angel Guardian Dog. Surprise Announcement! The Greater Naples YMCA is planning to incorporate a diabetes camp for ages 5-17 the week of Aug 7-11, Science Camp here we come!!!…
YMCA Fun Day Join North Collier Fire Dept. for some afternoon fun along with the Collier County Sheriff’s Office – Want to explore a fire truck, wear a fire hat or get hosed down? “Tour our engines, wear a fire hat and learn to spray a fire hose!” Brought to you by Help A Diabetes Child Foundation and The Greater Naples YMCA For more information please contact: Ginger Mckenzie – [email protected] 239-777-5893 Tami Balavage – [email protected] – 239-821-5051 Susy Gurevich…
Lifestyle Modification for Prevention, Management and Reversal of Pre-and Type 2 Diabetes – Presented by Dr. Amy Chappell Brought to you by Help A Diabetes Child Foundation and The Greater Naples YMCA For more information please contact: Ginger Mckenzie – [email protected] 239-777-5893 Tami Balavage – [email protected] – 239-821-5051 Susy Gurevich – [email protected] 305-519-6671 RSVP : Tami – [email protected] [/column_1] [/column_1]
LibrePro – Requires no finger-stick calibration Alfred Melchor with Abbott will introduce the FreeStyle LibrePro A clinician’s glucose assessment tool that brings in a new era of the professional CGM Brought to you by Help A Diabetes Child Foundation and The Greater Naples YMCA For more information please contact: Ginger Mckenzie – [email protected] 239-777-5893 Tami Balavage – [email protected] – 239-821-5051 Susy Gurevich – [email protected] 305-519-6671 RSVP : Tami – [email protected] [/column_1] [/column_1]
DIABETES DAY CAMP Summer Camp WYHOWAY (traditionally spelled Wyhome) – means “spirit” in the Seminole language Campers will engage in hands-on science experiments related to weather, gravity and everything in-between, along with other activities! Cost – $100 for YMCA members – $125.00 for Non Members – Scholarships are available Check with us to see if you qualify! Camp includes lunch and activities – Ages 5 – 17 August 7th – 11th 8am until 5pm Brought to you by THE…