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Description of Agency
Setebaid Services, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization that provides diabetes education and support programs for people living with diabetes and their families. The organization offers retreats and summer residential diabetes camps for children and teens with diabetes ages 3-18.
Setebaid Services'' mission is to enhance the quality of life for people living with diabetes by (1) educating them to accept their condition and maintain good glycemic control while living normal, health lives; and by, (2) educating healthcare professionals and training future healthcare professionals to effectively manage and treat people with diabetes; and by, (3) enhancing research subject recruitment by providing an environment for diabetes that will improve the lives of people with diabetes, prevent diabetes, or cure diabetes.The Diabetes Family Weekend offers families the opportunity to meet peers and share feelings and ideas on raising a child with diabetes. It provides a support group for the children with diabetes, their siblings, parents, grandparents, and other adult care givers in a resort setting. There are times when the adults attend workshops and the children attend sessions that are age-appropriate; there are other times when the entire family is together participating in family activities.