The Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi


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Spring Camp Kandu - May 7-8 

Camp Kandu, a camp that is held twice a year at the Twin Lakes Conference Center in Florence, Mississippi, offers children with diabetes, as well as their parents, friends and siblings, the opportunity to have fun while learning to take charge of diabetes. The camp is free for children with diabetes. Through the generosity of others, the Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi is able to send children with diabetes to Camp Kandu as well as offer scholarships to others. 

Camp participants - parents and children alike - learn about diabetes management, including the importance of healthy meal planning, exercising regularly and monitoring blood-glucose levels.  For more information, click HERE!


Eagle Scramble - May 9, 2016

Where: Canebrake Country Club, Hattiesburg, MS 
Team prizes will be awarded to low net categories, based upon a four-person scramble format.  Individual prizes will also be awarded for longest drive and closest to the pin on specified holes.  Lunch will be provided beginning at 11:30 a.m., with a shotgun start at 1:00 p.m.  At the conclusion of the tournament, fabulous door prizes will be given away!

Please Call 1-877-DFM-CURE for more information or to register your team! 

Hattiesburg Area Folks who wish to Volunteer at the Eagle Scramble, Click HERE! 


Chicot Challenge V - June 4, 2016

Zane Hodge of Greenville, MS will attempt to swim 21 miles in Lake Chicot at Lake Village, Arkansas to raise funds and awareness of the dangers of developing diabetes. The Mississippi Delta is in the epicenter of the worldwide diabetes epidemic. We are all at risk but we can take steps to prevent this disease.

For more information on why Zane is attempting this amazing solo swim, Click HERE  To follow the adventures of Zane and his cat Luvie check out www.EndangeredSwimmer.blogspot.com

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