Speakers on Monday night, 8/4/2014 were Alex Arthur and Kelly Murello from the American Diabetes Association.

  • The purpose  of the ADA is to support people with diabetes with education covering all things related to diabetes.
  • They operate Camp Aspire in Rush NY which allows nearly 200 children to experience traditional camping activities.
  • The youngsters get to swim, rock climb more of camp life experiences.
  • They learn valuable skills in learning to care for their diabetes.
  • Nutrition,exercise and medical sessions are cleverly presented so children experience a positive attitude about living with diabetes.
  • The ADA subsidizes 50 % of the camp fees for each child through numerous fund raising events.
  • Two of the fund raising events are the Tour de Cure and the Step Out Walk to cure diabetes.

For more information, contact The American Diabetes Association at americandiabetesassociation.com