testThank you for visiting the Diabetes Awareness For Children (DAC) web site.  This page was designed to help educate children on the causes of type 1 and type 2 diabetes, and what children can do to lower their chances of developing type 2 diabetes.  There are many web sites on the internet pertaining to diabetes, but many of them get very complex and lengthy.  This site will hopefully explain diabetes to children in simpler terms.

The Obesity Epidemic 

candyWhy this web site?  There has been direct correlation between the rise in childhood obesity and the increase in type 2 diabetes for children.  The key to fixing this concern is through educating children and their families.  Click the image below to read an article as it appeared on Yahoo! through the Associated Press.