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Free Support Groups for Families of Children with Diabetes

imageThe Diabetes Education Center offers the following free support programs to help children and parents deal with the range of feelings associated with living with diabetes and empower them to successfully manage the disease through knowledge:

Toddler and Preschool Support Program
For children up to age 6
Parents, grandparents, and siblings welcome to attend simultaneous program led by Certified Diabetes Nurse Educator
Meets monthly on Saturday mornings from 10:00 to 11:30am

Kids Interested in Diabetes KIDs Program
An educational program for children age 7 to 12 who learn about diabetes through play
Siblings are invited twice per year
Meets monthly on Thursday evenings from 7:30 to 9:00 pm in the room next to Kindred Spirits.

Kindred Spirits: United Parents of Children with Diabetes
Support group for parents of children of all ages with diabetes
Meets monthly on Thursday evenings from 7:30 to 9:00 pm in the room next to the KIDs program.

Please call the Diabetes Education Center at (516) 663-2350 for schedules and locations.
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