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Pediatric Diabetes, Growth & Hormones

Resources for Families

COVID-19 Vaccine and Endocrine Disorders

Patient Resources

General

Disney website 
Free BD Diabetes Care app 
How to improve child’s comfort
Diabetes supplies
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
14th Edition A First Book for Diabetes, a Companion Book to Understanding Diabetes
What is Type 1 diabetes
What is insulin and what are the two types

Diet & Exercise

Diet in Type 1 diabetes
Activity and blood sugars
Diet info and tips from families living with Type 1 and experts, carb-friendly recipes

Culinary health education for families offers hands on classes on teaching kitchens throughout San Antonio

USDA My Plate provides resources on healthy eating for families
San Antonio Food Bank offers health and wellness programs plus other resources for families in need
Resources for families from the American Academy of Pediatrics
Obesity Action offers resources to help people who are obese

Any Baby Can fitness classes for kids with special needs 
210-227-0170

Kinetic Kids sports programs for youth with special needs 
210-748-5860 

Health Me Healthy We free online and in-person exercise classes 
210-481-2573

Go Noodle online program family exercise ideas
Exrx online exercise library
Online Physical Education Network (OPEN) ideas for P.E. exercises at home 

Checking blood sugar

How to check blood sugars
What a good blood sugar number is

Carb counting

CalorieKing app and website

Insulin pens

  • bd.com/en-us/company/video-gallery?video=4592430149001 
  • novologpro.com/content/novologpro/en/archive/patient-education/patient-videos/novolog-flexpen-demonstration.html
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_fCqEIn7ccA  

Insulin syringe

  • livingwithdiabetes.bd.com/successful-injections
  • youtube.com/watch?v=LSrD38iDPPQ 

Storage of insulin

Ketones
 
Low blood sugar

Glucagon emergency shot for dangerously low blood sugar

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cHuyxbYG26g 
  • lillyglucagon.com/taking-glucagon/how-to-inject 

Camps

Camp CAMP Special needs camps 
210-671-5411

Texas Lions Camp for children with physical disabilities or diabetes 
830-896-8500

YMCA Camps throughout the year, including sports camps 
210-246-9622

San Antonio Parks and Recreation exercise & recreation camp 
210-207-3018

Eva’s Heroes (ages 14-21) day activities for kids with special needs 
210-694-9090

Camp Independence for youth with diabetes 
210-601-2090 

Camp Sweeney for kids with Type 1 diabetes
940-665-2011

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