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Diabetes Screening Program
Our agency maintains a year-round, free, diabetes screening program in the community for the public. To be tested you must be 18 years or older.
Education Workshops and Literature
We offer Diabetes Self-Care Workshops as well as Professional Workshops.
Literature is available to download.
Panther Day Camp
We offer a week-long, summer, day camp, in July,
for children four to thirteen years old, with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
We give free, blood glucose, testing meters to people who have limited income
and to women who have diabetes during their pregnancy.
Please call 253-272-5134 for more information.