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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.

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Friends for Life FAQs

Are you getting excited for Friends for Life Orlando?  (We definitely are!!!!  See all those exclamation points?)  Whether you’re a first timer or a returning Fiffle, Friends for Life Orlando provides the community, education, and those moments of “me, too!” that you’ve been searching for. And we understand that the conference has a lot of …

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Speaker Spotlight: Arthur Ainsberg

Arthur Ainsberg is a writer and a Wall Street executive. A veteran of the financial services industry, Mr. Ainsberg has served in senior management and consulting roles at Oppenheimer, Odyssey Partners, and Morgan Stanley.  We are proud to have him as part of our FFL Orlando faculty this summer. Mr. Ainsberg is also a scholar …

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Submit Your Docu-Diabetes Video!

Can you show what life with diabetes is really like in 60 seconds or less? Share a glimpse in your diabetes life – highlight the funny, the serious, the insightful, the inspiring … whatever feels right. Use your cell phone, movie camera, or iPad to record. You’re the director! Videos are due by July 5th, …

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Current Poll Question

What do you think is the hardest part of diabetes?
Meal planning and diet
0%
Blood sugar monitoring
10%
Insulin injections or using a pump
10%
Exercise and sports
10%
Social interaction (acceptance by friends, family, etc.)
20%
Hypoglycemia and the fear of going low
10%
Complications
20%
Financial cost or insurance issues
0%
Other
20%

Upcoming Friends for Life Conferences

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July 16-21, 2019
Disney's Coronado Springs Resort
Lake Buena Vista, Florida

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

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Current DTeam Question

Question from Indiana, USA:
I neglected to give my son his Lantus last night, gave him repeated doses of long acting insulin for high blood sugars. What do I do about the missing Lantus dose? What happens if he does not get any Lantus?
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CWD Programs

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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.