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


The CWDaily

What if every family living with T1D could attend Friends for Life?

Because of diabetes, we have our Friends for Life. Friends for Life conferences have been making life with diabetes easier for more than 20 years. Friends for Life conferences are the largest gatherings in the world of adults and families living with type 1 diabetes. Our conferences assemble world-renowned faculty to present on the latest …

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Baqsimi Now in Pharmacies

The FDA approval of nasal glucagon has been a very exciting development for our CWD family, and folks in our community are starting to integrate this new option into their care plan. We were interested in hearing about insurance coverage, access, and usability, so we asked our Facebook friends about roadblocks and success stories. Most …

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What does a low feel like?

What does a low blood sugar feel like to you? We connected with our community members on Instagram and the responses felt varied (but familiar, in that way that T1D always does) – “Cold.” “Panic.” “Into the void.” “Like I lose all connection with the world … a panic from the inside slowly approaching with …

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Current Poll Question

How many times a day do you check your blood sugar?
Fingersticks only: < 2 times a day
Fingersticks only: 3 - 5 times a day
Fingersticks only: 6 or more times a day
CGM: I check my graph less than 3 times a day
CGM: I check my graph less than 3 - 5 times a day
CGM: I check my graph more than 6 times a day
CGM: I check my graph and never prick my finger anymore

Upcoming Friends for Life Conferences

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25-27 October 2019
De Vere Staverton Estate

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November 8-10, 2019
Sheraton on the Falls
Niagra Falls, Ontario

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


Current DTeam Question

Question from :
My son missed a few doses each month and not taken NovoLog regularly for the past two months. He now has had a constant sugar of in the 50s mg/dl all day. Do I need to take him to the hospital?
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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.