NEWS | June 26, 2017

Media advisory: UC Davis women's basketball star visits UC Davis pediatric diabetes summer camp June 27


UC Davis pediatric diabetes patients will get a visit from UC Davis Women’s Basketball player Rachel Nagel at this week’s UC Davis Diabetes Summer Camp. Kids will get a pep talk from Nagel and will try some basketball drills that she has designed for them.

The UC Davis Diabetes Summer Camp provides friendship, fun and diabetes education for patients battling Type 1 Diabetes.

When: Tuesday, June 27 at 10:30 a.m.  

Where: Indoor basketball court at UC Davis Activities and Recreation Center, Davis, Calif. View the map:,-121.762059&z=15&t=h&hl=en-US&gl=US&mapclient=embed&cid=10364993144849437650

Visuals: Pediatric patients visiting with Rachel Nagel. Patients shooting hoops. Patients testing blood before and after activity.

UC Davis Children's Hospital is the Sacramento region's only nationally ranked, comprehensive hospital providing care for infants, children, adolescents and young adults with primary, subspecialty and critical care. It includes the Central Valley's only pediatric emergency department and level I pediatric trauma center, which offers the highest level of care for its critically ill patients, as well as the West Coast's only level I children's surgery center. The 129-bed children's hospital includes the state-of-the-art 49-bed neonatal and 24-bed pediatric intensive care and pediatric cardiac intensive care units. For more information, visit