Dexcom, Inc., headquartered in San Diego, California, is dedicated to helping people better manage their diabetes by providing exceptional continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) products and tools for adult and pediatric patients. Our latest-generation CGM, the Dexcom G5â„˘ Mobile CGM System, is the first FDA-approved, fully mobile System for both adults and children 2 years and older. Patients can not only view their real-time glucose data via their smart device*, but also share it with loved ones without needing a receiver. Our CGM features customizable alerts and alarms to warn patients of highs and lows and how quickly they may be happening. We also offer Dexcom CLARITYâ„˘, an advanced reporting tool for users to identify their unique glucose patterns, while also discovering potential solutions to help them spend more time in their target range. For more information, visit www.dexcom.com.
*For a list of compatible devices, please visit www.dexcom.com/compatibility
Ever since we introduced the first commercial insulin in 1923, Lilly Diabetes has been a global leader in diabetes care. Today, Lilly continues to develop innovative products, programs, and resources to help people with type 1 diabetes. For the past twelve years, Lilly has been a proud platinum sponsor of the Friends for LifeÂ® Orlando conference.
Join us at our booth to see all the ways we support the type 1 community and how your family can get involved. You can learn more about the role we play in diabetes camps and scholarships for everyday heroes with type 1, discover awards that acknowledge success in diabetes management, and be inspired by the achievements of NASCAR driver Ryan Reed in managing his type 1 diabetes. Youâ€™ll also be able to check out our popular books for families managing type 1 diabetes. They've been created in collaboration with Disney and explore real-life issues that affect families just like yours. Be sure to pick up your free copy of each of the Lilly Diabetes and Disney storybooks, featuring Coco the monkey.
Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc. is a medical device company with an innovative, user-centric and integrated approach to the design, development and commercialization of products for people with diabetes who use insulin. The Company manufactures the t:slim X2â„˘ Insulin Pump, the next-generation color touchscreen pump, the t:flexÂ® Insulin Pump and the t:slim G4â„˘ Insulin Pump, the first CGM-enabled pump with touch-screen simplicity.
BD is a leading medical technology company that benefits countless lives worldwide. We advance health by improving the ways that discovery, diagnostics and delivery of care are conducted. With 45,000 employees at work in more than 50 countries, we work in close collaboration with customers and partners to develop innovative products and solutions that enhance outcomes, better manage healthcare delivery costs, increase efficiencies, improve healthcare safety, and expand access to health. Because weâ€™ve been doing this for over 100 years, our portfolio, leadership and partnerships make a difference for global healthcare.
Insulet Corporation is an innovative medical device company dedicated to improving the lives of people with diabetes. Insulet's OmniPod® Insulin Management System is a revolutionary insulin infusion system â€“ the first and only tubeless system in the US â€“ that gives kids the freedom to be kids, and parents the peace of mind of continuous insulin therapy. The OmniPod® system packs all the functionality of today's "smart" insulin pumps in two discreet, easy-to-use wireless parts, featuring an integrated FreeStyle® blood glucose meter, and, best of all, no cumbersome tubing. The remote Personal Diabetes Manager (PDM) allows parents and caregivers additional control, and with OmniPodâ€™s® convenient auto-cannula insertion, your child never has to see or handle a needle. To learn more and hear from real OmniPod® users, please visit www.MyOmniPod.com. Insulet is delighted to support Friends for Life® Anaheim.
In 1923, the founders of Novo Nordisk began a journey to change diabetes. Today, we are thousands of employees across the world with the passion, the skills and the commitment to continue this journey to prevent, treat and ultimately cure diabetes. Novo Nordisk is proud to once again be a Platinum Level Sponsor of the Friends for Life® conference, supporting the Family and Friends Banquet and Sports Central. Please come see us at the exhibition to learn more about our type 1 support program, our new camp program and be among the first to learn about the first and only durable insulin pen with 0.5 unit doing and memory function - NovoPen Echo®. To learn more about Novo Nordisk and our support to the Type 1 diabetes community visit us at www.novonordisk-us.com.
Friends of CWD
Beta Bionics, Inc., is a Massachusetts public benefit corporation committed to innovating, developing, commercializing, and disseminating the iLetÂ®, a dual-hormone bionic pancreas for people living with T1D. Our stated benefit mission is (1) to provide a turnkey solution for safe and effective autonomous glycemic control, (2) to bring this technology to as many people with T1D as possible, (3) to continue to innovate and to offer the latest advances, and (4) to act in the best possible interest of the T1D community. As a benefit corporation founded by parents of children with T1D, Beta Bionics, unlike any other medical technology company, is protected under Massachusetts law to prioritize its benefit mission and place the best interests of the T1D community ahead of all other considerations. Beta Bionics is pleased to be a sponsor of Friends for LifeÂ®. To learn more about Beta Bionics, the iLet, and our public benefit mission, visit us at www.betabionics.org and @BetaBionics on social media.
Since 1985, the Pediatric-Adolescent Diabetes Research and Education (PADRE) Foundation has been dedicated to improving the lives of the youth and families living with Type 1 diabetes by providing exceptional education, support and events for all children with diabetes, as well as for their parents and siblings. We believe we can inspire kids to lead AMAZING lives until a cure for Type 1 diabetes is found. For more information, visit the PADRE Foundation website at www.padrefoundation.org or call 714-509-8330.
JDRF is the leading global organization focused on type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Driven by passionate, grassroots volunteers connected to children, adolescents, and adults with this disease, JDRF is now the largest charitable supporter of T1D research. The goal of JDRF research is to improve the lives of all people affected by T1D by accelerating progress on the most promising opportunities for curing, better treating, and preventing T1D. JDRF collaborates with a wide spectrum of partners who share this goal. In addition to our research funding and leadership, JDRFâ€™s outreach efforts provide practical support and resources for people with T1D and their families every step of the way as they live with T1D. JDRF is proud to partner with Children with Diabetes by sponsoring regional and national conferences as a charity partner, and supporting sessions at Friends for Life®. For more information, visit the JDRF website at www.jdrf.org, or call 800-533-CURE.
[ Report | Photos | Sponsors ]
Last Updated: Monday July 24, 2017 23:54:32
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.
This site is published by T-1 Today, Inc. (d/b/a Children with Diabetes), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, which is responsible for its contents. Our mission is to provide education and support to families living with type 1 diabetes.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2017. Comments and Feedback.