Connecting families, educating communities, and supporting children living with diabetes

Who is DYS?

Diabetes Youth Services (DYS) is an independent non-profit organization that provides educational and supportive services for young people living with type 1 diabetes, their families, schools and communities throughout Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan.

Our Mission

Connecting families, educating communities and supporting children living with diabetes.

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Upcoming Family Programs

Diabetes Youth Services (DYS) collaborates with the community to provide a variety of programs for the whole family! Meet other families living with T1D at Kalahari Waterpark, Mud Hens Baseball games, ice skating and more!


Upcoming Fundraising Events

Want to give back while having a ton of fun? DYS always has awesome opportunities that put the FUN in FUNdraising!


Recent DYS Events and Programs

Utica Unicorns Baseball Game

It was a great time getting to meet so many new families at our Utica Unicorns Baseball game in Michigan! We hope you and your family were able to make some local connections and have a great time.

Toledo Mudhens Baseball Game

We had a record-breaking attendance at our Annual Mudhens Baseball Game! Thank you to everyone who came out and enjoyed the ballgame with DYS.

Family Connect is a program intended to provide newly diagnosed families living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) support from a seasoned DYS family who lives in their area.

Even after camp, the fun doesn’t stop! We offer programs specifically for high school and college age students throughout the year to offer support when they need it the most.

In order to better serve our families in Findlay and surrounding counties, we have started a small chapter in Findlay, Ohio. Stay tuned for event updates below.

In order to better serve our families in the northern portions of our service area, we have established a chapter in Michigan. Stay tuned for event updates below.

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