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Students teach children how to manage Type 1 diabetes at Camp Conrad Chinnock

 

Last updated 9/27/2018 at 11:56pm

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Student leader Amy teaches Cole, a camper, how to check his blood sugar at Camp Conrad Chinnock in Angelus Oaks.

ANGELUS OAKS – Every summer since 2013, students from Loma Linda University School of Pharmacy have dedicated several days of their summer break volunteering at Camp Conrad Chinnock.

A comprehensive educational program located in Angelus Oaks, Camp Conrad Chinnock provides training to children ages 7 to 12 with Type 1 diabetes and their families by teaching them how to manage their medication, eat properly and integrate physical activity into their life.

Kaitlyn Phumirat, a third year student at the School of Pharmacy, was one of 22 students volunteering at Camp Chinnock this summer. S...



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