Diabetes Management at Camps for Children with Diabetes

Authoring Organization

Publication Month/Year

January 1, 2012

Last Updated Month/Year

January 18, 2023

Document Type


External Publication Status


Country of Publication


Document Objectives

The mission of camps specialized for children and youth with diabetes is to facilitate a traditional camping experience in a medically safe environment. An equally important goal is to enable children with diabetes to meet and share their experiences with one another while they learn to be more responsible for their condition. 

Target Patient Population

Children with Type 1 diabetes

Inclusion Criteria

Female, Male, Adolescent, Child

Health Care Settings

Childcare center, School

Intended Users

Diabetes educator, nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant


Counseling, Assessment and screening, Prevention, Management, Treatment

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D003920 - Diabetes Mellitus, D003922 - Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1, D048909 - Diabetes Complications


diabetes mellitus, Children and youth with special healthcare needs, diabetes camps

Source Citation

American Diabetes Association. Diabetes Care 2012 Jan; 35(Supplement 1): S72-S75.