Empower1 Teen/Tween Meeting USF DIABETES CENTER
Empower1 is a group dedicated to educating, empowering and connecting the growing tween/teen type 1 diabetes community.
Empower1 is an opportunity for those living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) in middle school & high school (ages 11 to 18) to come together, learn, connect and have some fun while meeting others living with T1D.
Next Meeting Date: Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Place: USF Diabetes Center
13330 USF Laurel Drive, 5th Floor
Tampa, FL 33612
Topic: "BRING A FRIEND NIGHT!" T1D teens/tweens are encouraged to bring a friend/sibling to this hands-on cooking class. We will prep and cook a healthy meal while discussing carbs, what they mean and how they affect a T1D. This a great opportunity to educate your friends on T1D! Please be sure to register all T1Ds and their guests so we have an accurate head count!
Service Project: TBA
Activities & Structure:
- Provides an opportunity for education on T1D management and to begin preparing for the college transition.
- Share ideas and experiences with each other.
- Parents are welcome to gather and meet in the waiting area while their teens are attending the meeting.