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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.


April 2019 Research Opportunities

The Children with Diabetes team believes firmly in the power of good science, and we want to keep our community up-to-date on the latest research opportunities.  Check out the links below to see some current studies that are recruiting, and be sure to subscribe to our What’s New newsletter to get the latest in diabetes research, …

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Aaron J. Kowalski Appointed as JDRF President and CEO

According to a press release from April 9, the JDRF Board has appointed leading diabetes researcher and advocate Aaron J. Kowalski, Ph.D. as their new President and CEO.  Dr. Kowalski  is the first person with type 1 diabetes to lead the research organization, and he brings more than 30 years of lived experience with T1D …

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Blood Sugar Management – Refreshed!

We’re working hard to update the Children with Diabetes website, including adding new resources for our families and more detailed content.  One of our new hubs is our Blood Sugar Management page, with information on A1C, insulin, pre-bolusing, mini-dose glucagon for hypos, and medications beyond insulin. New pages are being added weekly, so check back …

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Current Poll Question

Do you have a diabetes emergency kit prepared?
Yes, and I check it regularly
Yes, but I haven't checked it in a while
No, but I know I should
What's a diabetes emergency kit?

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


Current DTeam Question

Question from Farmingdale, New York, USA:
Where can I donate unused supplies, such as insulin?
Read the Answer

CWD Programs


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Discussion Forums

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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.