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Diabetes

American Diabetes Association (ADA)

This national organization provides information about diabetes and advocates for children and adults with diabetes. Their information specialists can provide general information about diabetes and its management. They have a local chapter in Columbus as well.
471 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(800) 342-2383 or (614) 436-1917
diabetes.org

Central Ohio Diabetes Association (CODA)

Offers diabetes education services and programs and diabetes camps and events for youth. Their team of dietitians, nurses and social workers provide education and guidance to people and groups in Franklin County and surrounding areas. For over 50 years, their camps have provided a great summer camp experience but also lifestyle management education to help kids with diabetes learn to live well with the challenge of diabetes. Day camps are available in Columbus for youth ages 3 to 12. Their residential camp program, Camp Hamwi is for youth 7 to 17 provides traditional camp activities. Scholarships are available to help cover the entrance fee for any family who qualifies based on income.
1100 Dennison Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43201
(614) 884-4400
diabetesohio.org

Children with Diabetes Family Support Network

This is a helpful internet resource for parents of children with diabetes. Parents can connect with other parents, people with diabetes, and medical professionals for answers to their questions. The website provides a lot of information about school issues, local diabetes events and conferences, scholarship programs for kids with diabetes, camps for kids with diabetes, local support groups and more.
8216 Princeton-Glendale Road, West Chester, Ohio 45069
childrenwithdiabetes.com

Comprehensive Adolescent / Adult Transitional Care Home (CATCH) Program

Program provides personalized medical care and social support services to teens and young adults, ages 17 or older, with chronic conditions transitioning from pediatric to adult healthcare. The members of the transition team are transition primary care doctors board certified in pediatrics and internal medicine, specialist doctors, transition coordinators, nurses, social workers and pharmacists. Visit the website for information on how a doctor can make a referral to their clinic.
  • Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Grandview
    895 Yard Street, Columbus, Ohio 43212
  • Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Hilliard
    3691 Ridge Mill Drive, Hilliard, Ohio 43026

(614) 293-7980
wexnermedical.osu.edu/primary-care/catch

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)

Provides resources, including toolkit and care bags, and support services to connect with others for people of all ages diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes.
26 Broadway, New York, New York 10004
(800) 533-2873
jdrf.org

National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP)

Their website offers a lot of information about diabetes in English and Spanish, and lists steps to help control a person’s diabetes and live a long, active life.
31 Center Drive, Bethesda, Maryland 20892
(301) 496-3583 or (800) 860-8747 or (800) 569-1162 TTY
niddk.nih.gov/health-information

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Education Classes

Offers a range of free and low cost classes for children, teens, adults and parents of infants and kids of all ages and abilities. Find courses on everything from babysitting to parenting to ADHD, autism and diabetes.
700 Children’s Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 355-0662
nationwidechildrens.org/education-classes

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Endocrinology Clinic

Offers care for children and teens with diabetes and other endocrine problems at several locations throughout Columbus. They also offer support services for patients and families as well.
700 Children’s Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 722-4425
nationwidechildrens.org/endocrinology-metabolism-and-diabetes