Diabetes Association Of Pierce County

DECK provides training and certification to personnel who are a part of a child's day to day care, particularly during school hours. (children living with type 1 diabetes.)

Please Call our office at : (253)272-5134 for details.

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2. Diabetes Association of Pierce County (DAPC) does not monitor or endorse, and is not responsible for any agency, research project, support group, class or event except for the events in which DAPC is the sponsoring agent, e.g. Panther Day Camp, diabetes self-care workshops, and public detection screenings.
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Food Science for Kids and their families.


We offer workshops for children and their parents teaching nutrition and exercise to promote a healthy lifestyle. The program is designed to help children develop critical thinking regarding their body's nutritional needs.

Please call our office at : (253) 272-5134 for more information.

Free Diabetes Self-Care Skills Workshops 

Topics to be covered include: Carbohydrate counting, how to read a food label, blood glucose monitoring, physical activity, treatment of high and low blood sugars, sick day care and how does good control help. 

Call for reservation  (253) 272-5134