The Children with Diabetes Journey Awards
Living with type 1 diabetes can be incredibly challenging and the work required for daily life deserves special recognition. The CWD Journey Awards provide recognition of the work required to thrive with type 1 diabetes. Medals marking 10, 25, 50, and 75 years of daily life with diabetes will serve as an inspiration to everyone in the type 1 community.
CWD is deeply grateful to Lilly for their support for the CWD Journey Awards program.
Stories from CWD Journey Award Recipients
Being diagnosed at age 12.5 was not easy. At the time, nurses told me, “If you don’t manage it ‘right’ you’ll die or be deformed within five years.” Needless to say, that set off a cascade of unfortunate events for a pre-teen. However, the turmoil of this time led me to become what I am […]Read More
Although I reached my 10 year milestone 5 years ago, it was a significant milestone for me. It was hard for me to see a thriving and happy version of myself 10 years in the future when I was diagnosed, yet here I am! A happy, healthy, independent, passionate, and strong individualRead More