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MoFFLs Making Connections

Moms can calculate a carb count from 50 feet away, pull glucose tabs and juice boxes of out thin air when needed, and keep both kids with and without diabetes afloat with what looks like ease … but we know that parents do best when they’re bolstered by their peers.  And here at CWD, we’re …

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PWD during a Pandemic

We’re now several months into this COVID-19 experience, and people have had varying responses, experiences, fears, and triumphs.  Managing diabetes can be a challenge on the average day, and adding concerns about a global pandemic can send things into a tailspin. But take heart – there are thousands of families affected by diabetes who are …

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Want to Connect Virtually?

With COVID-19 changing the way we connect and learn from our community, there are a number of virtual events taking place in the coming days.  Here’s a snapshot of some events that may be of interest, including some from our own CWD team: The Month of May: Spread Out the 5k! Children with Diabetes is …

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Current Poll Question

What best boosts your mood during the pandemic?
Talking on the phone with friends and family
Video calls and meetings
Going for walks in the nice weather
Reading books and articles unrelated to COVID-19
Drawing, coloring, or painting
Watching a really good (or really bad) TV show
Listening to music

Upcoming Friends for Life Conferences

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Free Registration
Virtual Conference
July 14-19, 2020

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October 30-November 1, 2020
Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel, Glasgow
Glasgow, Scotland


Current DTeam Question

Question from Visalia, California, USA:
Of our three children, two have type 1 diabetes and one has rheumatoid arthritis and her own child with type 1 diabetes. How can two healthy people have three children and one grandchild with autoimmune diseases?
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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.