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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.


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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)
Sucralose (ex. Splenda)
Aspartame (ex. Equal, Nutrasweet, Sugar Twin)
Neotame (ex. Newtame)
Saccharin (ex. Sweet and Low)
Monk fruit
Agave syrup
Sugar alcohols (ex. Swerve, xylitol)
Table sugar

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 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.


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.