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From CDE to DCES (Diabetes Care and Education Specialist)

A new specialty title, Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (DCES), was announced on January 22, 2020 and the AADE name changed to the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists. This reflects DCESs leadership position in diabetes care and education and more accurately describes all that DCESs do for people with diabetes. Diabetes Care and …

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Enrollment open for a study of an investigational insulin

The team at Lilly Diabetes Care are currently seeking children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes to participate in a multinational clinical trial. Participants must be on multiple daily injections using an insulin pen or syringe. This study will compare an investigational ultra-rapid insulin to current treatment in controlling blood sugars. Find criteria and other …

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Lilly Expands Insulin Affordability Options

Eli Lilly and Company today announced plans to add two more cost-saving options to its suite of solutions for people who use Lilly insulin by introducing lower-priced versions of Humalog Mix75/25 KwikPen (insulin lispro protamine and insulin lispro injectable suspension 100 units/mL) and Humalog Junior KwikPen (insulin lispro injection 100 units/mL). Both insulins will have …

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Current Poll Question

What's your preferred sweetener?
Stevia (ex. Sweet Leaf, Truvia)
37%
Sucralose (ex. Splenda)
7%
Aspartame (ex. Equal, Nutrasweet, Sugar Twin)
2%
Neotame (ex. Newtame)
0%
Advantame
0%
Saccharin (ex. Sweet and Low)
1%
Monk fruit
20%
Agave syrup
0%
Sugar alcohols (ex. Swerve, xylitol)
24%
Table sugar
3%
Other
5%

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

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Current DTeam Question

Question from Dayton, Ohio, USA:
Sometimes I have immediate drops in glucose levels after my Lantus injection. My endocrinologist and family doctor are baffled. Should I switch to another long acting insulin or consider a pump?
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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.

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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.

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

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

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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.