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COVID-19: Stay Calm, Stay Informed

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Wash your hands!

“Hand washing is one of the best ways to protect yourself and your family from getting sick. Learn when and how you should wash your hands to stay healthy.” (Source: CDC) Need a refresher on how to properly wash your hands? Did you know that you should be washing your hands with warm water and …

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Social Distancing: Need Some Things to Do?

To say that we’re experiencing “weird times” would be an understatement, but we’re in these weird times together, so there’s comfort in knowing we’re all in the same boat … sitting a safe 6 feet away from one another, of course.  (Get used to jokes about social distancing, friends.  Just trying to keep things as …

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COVID-19 and Our Community

There are concerns about a new flu-like virus, COVID-19 or coronavirus, that is spreading rapidly around the world. Reading news updates about this virus can make you feel anxious or scared, but please keep in mind that there are things you can do to keep yourself informed, protected, and calm. Let’s walk through some of …

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Current Poll Question

How do you treat low blood sugars?
Juice boxes
Glucose tabs
Candies, like Smarties or Swedish Fish
Mini-dose glucagon
Turning down basal rates to help reduce lows
A combination of these things
We do something else

Upcoming Friends for Life Conferences

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March 29, 2020
Virtual Conference

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July 14-20, 2020
Disney's Coronado Springs Resort
Orlando, Florida

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


Current DTeam Question

Question from Unknown:
How long can a type 1 diabetic go without insulin?
Read the Answer

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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.