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Writing Diabetes into a Feature Film: A Discussion with Screenwriter Chris Sparling

December 1, 2020

Ever wonder how writers bring diabetes to the big screen?  Our team connected with Chris Sparling, screenwriter for the upcoming movie GREENLAND, to find out more about weaving diabetes into the narrative. From IMDB:  A family fights for survival as a planet-killing comet races to Earth. John Garrity (Gerard Butler), his estranged wife Allison (Morena […]

Thanksgiving Carb Counts

November 25, 2020

Looking for fewer SWAG* boluses this Thanksgiving? Here’s a handy holiday meal carb counting resource that you can save on your smartphone and pull out discreetly while calculating a bolus. For more tips on how to handle the holidays, visit our holiday meal tip page!   *  SWAG – scientific, [email protected]$$ guess

Creating a Green & Orange Future

November 20, 2020

A message from CWD’s Director of Development, Matt Point: Dear Fiffles, Thank you for your outpouring of support this week for our $15,000 Challenge! We told you that a generous CWD supporter has offered a $15,000 donation to Children with Diabetes IF we can do something we’ve never done before – receive 250 individual donations […]

Time to Curl Up with a Good Book!

October 27, 2020

The seasons are changing; days are getting shorter, weather is getting colder, and there is NO better time to curl up with a good book! Our CWD Library is full of curated titles from the diabetes space, featuring characters living with diabetes, written by authors living with diabetes, or sharing information that benefits people with diabetes. […]

Share and Share Alike

October 20, 2020

Writer and parent of a growing kid with diabetes, Stacey Simms, told a story about sharing the data from her son’s CGM with her mother. “I wanted to remove her from Dexcom entirely. What could she do from 700 miles away except worry? But she asked me to keep it, explaining that she felt that […]

Honoring Your Hunger

October 18, 2020

Did you catch Kim Rose, RDN, CDE at last week’s Screenside Chat? Don’t worry – we have the video in our archives, available on demand! Check out Kim’s perspectives on dealing with food guilt, honoring your hunger, and making food make sense. You can watch the video here, and if you missed any of our […]

Introducing: The Weekly Diabetes

October 13, 2020

Are you ready for The Weekly Diabetes? Starting this week, the CWD team will be bringing you weekly videos with the latest in diabetes science, research, and other “stuff you should know.” “We want to give people easily digestible “bite size” snippets of the latest research, industry and social media news related to diabetes,” said […]

Gaining Independence

October 9, 2020

For families raising kids with diabetes, how did you help your child transition from being cared for to caring for themselves?  Giving the control reins of diabetes over to your child can be a long and sometimes wonky process, but families around diabetes community are finding strategies for transitioning care.  This week, we have an essay from author […]

Fall into FFL!

September 30, 2020

As a community, we know how to pull together in tough times, and 2020 is no exception.  We have missed getting together in person, but we’re determined to find ways to connect and inspire, no matter what! Our Friends for Life conferences make you smile almost ‘autumn-matically’, and the CWD team is working tirelessly to […]

CWD Welcomes Our Clinical Director

September 15, 2020

T-1 Today, dba Children with Diabetes, is proud to announce and welcome Marissa Town, BSN, RN, CDCES as the non-profit’s Clinical Director.  Town will be responsible for overseeing Friends for Life conference faculty, working with the CWD team to develop conference programs, and will oversee clinical content on the ChildrenWithDiabetes.com digital platforms. Diagnosed at the […]