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Why DYS? Ask Madelynn Whitman

Why DYS? Ask Madelynn Whitman

My name is Madelynn Whitman and I have been a registered nurse for 10 years. My professional background is in school nursing and occupational health and wellness. My first year as a school nurse, parents of a newly diagnosed type 1 student asked DYS to come and train...
Why Camp? Ask Jenn Wagener.

Why Camp? Ask Jenn Wagener.

When your child is diagnosed with type one diabetes a million things goes through your mind. One of the thought was –  how is my child going to get by each day when they grow up.? Will they be able to cope will the daily routine of type one? That was a question...
Why Camp? Ask Morgan Munroe.

Why Camp? Ask Morgan Munroe.

Hi I’m Morgan. I have been a DYS camper since I was seven years old. This summer I will be a counselor for Little Shots and I could not be more excited. I attended Little Shots camp for 3 years and then made my way up to Big Shots for 6 years. Being a camper has...
Kris Freeman: Olympic Champion and T1D Hero

Kris Freeman: Olympic Champion and T1D Hero

Kris Freeman is a 4th time Olympic Team Cross-Country Skier, 15-time U.S. National Champion, and also has type 1 diabetes. Kris was raised in Andover, New Hampshire and aspired to follow in his older brother Justin’s footsteps, who is a former member of the U.S. Ski...
Why Leadership? Ask Emily Yensch.

Why Leadership? Ask Emily Yensch.

Being the only diabetic in my family and only having a few supporters, it was very important to find a group of people who understood diabetes. Instead, I found a lot more. I found a family. With this came a lot of leadership opportunities for me. I love leadership....
Why DYS? Dr. Watkins

Why DYS? Dr. Watkins

  In June, Dr. Mark Watkins will join us for camp for the 10th time. Usually you will find him hard at work at the EDCC, but at camp you may find him climbing the 50 foot tree! Dr. Watkins knows that he is, technically, working as the medical director and on duty at...