The CWD Daily


Pregnancy with T1D

August 3, 2022

Pregnancy is something many young women with diabetes worry about, and often these anxieties start at a much younger age than they plan to try to conceive. It’s common for healthcare providers to share with their patients the many things that can go wrong in pregnancy with diabetes. Their motivation is to help ensure women […]

Yes, I can eat that: Answering Diabetes Questions

July 27, 2022

When someone learns you have diabetes, one of the first things they’ll do is ask a question based on a common misconception, or myth. This should have been listed on the job description when we took diabetes as our second full time job, but of course, it was not. And, by the way, none of […]

Advocacy Opportunity – Share your story!

July 26, 2022

DPAC (Diabetes Patient Advocacy Coalition) is seeking patient stories for individuals who have been negatively impacted by a Copay Assistance Accumulator Program (CAAP) included in their insurance plan. A CAAP is where a manufacturer provides a coupon to a patient to enable them to purchase a drug at retail for a discounted amount; however, the […]

A T1D’s Experience with COVID and Paxlovid

July 20, 2022

Those of us who have been very cautious throughout the pandemic are seeming to catch the more recent variants of the SARS-COV-2 virus, also known as COVID, myself included. I knew it was only a matter of time, and the timing for me was a big bummer because it came right before Friends for Life […]

When Your Child Gets Diabetes

July 13, 2022

One of the biggest decisions in a person’s life is whether or when to become a parent. If you decide to become a parent, one of the things you wish for is a healthy, happy child. Sometimes, your child is healthy for most of their life aside from the normal colds, flus, and now COVID-19. […]

Tips on Adjusting Insulin

June 29, 2022

Earlier this year, we published an article about Looking for Glucose Patterns about how to identify patterns in your glucose levels. The follow-up is what to do when you find certain patterns, whether it’s adjusting insulin doses, changing the timing of insulin dosing, or reaching out to your healthcare team because you need guidance; we […]

Announcing the CWD Journey Awards

June 29, 2022

Living with type 1 diabetes can be incredibly challenging and the work required for daily life deserves special recognition. As such, Children with Diabetes is excited to share that through the new CWD Journey Awards program, there will continue to be a recognition of the work required to thrive with type 1 diabetes. Medals marking 10, 25, […]

Sometimes Diabetes Can’t Take the Heat

June 22, 2022

It’s summer for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, and with the new season comes the usual increase in temperature. Add climate change and the continuing rise in temperature on our planet into the mix, and it creates some very concerning risks for people with diabetes and other chronic conditions. These risks are even […]

CWD Beyond Friends for Life – ADA’s 82nd Scientific Sessions

June 14, 2022

After the amazing experience everyone heard about Children with Diabetes’ (CWD) events at the Advanced Technologies and Therapeutics in Diabetes (ATTD) conference in Barcelona, many people in the diabetes professional world were asking about what events CWD was hosting at the ADA’s 82nd Scientific Sessions in New Orleans, Louisiana. Most people think of Friends for […]

Developments in Autoimmunity Screening: ASK Program

June 8, 2022

Autoimmunity Screening for Kids Study (ASK) is based at the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes in Aurora, Colorado. ASK is a general population screening effort to identify children who are likely to get type 1 diabetes (T1D) or who may have undiagnosed celiac disease (CD). T1D and CD are the most common autoimmune diseases […]