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Children with Diabetes focuses on care today, so we are ready for a cure tomorrow. We provide support, education, and inspiration to empower families and all people living with diabetes to enjoy healthy, enriched lives.


The CWDaily

FDA Approves Tandem’s Control IQ

FDA approval for Control IQ has arrived! According to the press release from December 13, 2019, “The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today authorized marketing of the Tandem Diabetes Care Control-IQ Technology, an interoperable automated glycemic controller device that automatically adjusts insulin delivery to a person with diabetes by connecting to an alternate controller-enabled insulin …

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We Did It!

We did it! Your generosity and support helped Children with Diabetes hit our Giving Tuesday goal, raising enough money to unlock a $25,000 gift match from one of our Board members. We are humbled, grateful, and inspired, and we cannot say thank you enough. With this additional $50,000, our CWD team can bring Friends for …

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Thankful for You

Thanksgiving is celebrated this Thursday in the United States. Soon, tables will be set with a Thanksgiving feast and families and friends will gather together.  (And make sure you pre-bolus!  Sorry … diabetes will also be joining us at the table; always smart to plan ahead.) We checked in with our CWD community to see …

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Current Poll Question

Do you pre-bolus?
Yes, before every meal.
Yes, as often as we remember.
Sometimes - it depends on the blood sugar.
We don't pre-bolus ever.
I don't know what pre-bolus means.

Upcoming Friends for Life Conferences

FFL Indy 2020 Horiz With Flags v2

March 27-29, 2020
Crowne Plaza Downtown
Indianapolis, Indiana

FFL Orlando 2020 Horiz

July 14-20, 2020
Disney's Coronado Springs Resort
Orlando, Florida


Current DTeam Question

Question from United Kingdom:
I am planning to take my son to Mexico. There is a five hour time difference. How easy is it to shift the basal dose by five hours?
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CWD Partners

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The College Diabetes Network is dedicated to helping young adults with type 1 diabetes take ownership of their health and live a life without compromise.


The Diabetes Patient Advocacy Coalition (DPAC) works on policy matters that impact families living with diabetes.

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The National Diabetes Volunteer Leadership Council is committed to improving the safety and quality of life for all children, adults and their families who are living with diabetes.


Life for a Child provides insulin and diabetes supplies to those in need. Make a difference.


Insulin for Life provides insulin and diabetes supplies to those in need. Make a difference.


Diabetes-kids  is a free forum and the largest virtual German-speaking self-help group for children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes and their parents.