CWD News


Weekly Basal Insulins: Could they be a Reality Soon?

May 22, 2024

It’s human nature to hope for better things and for some to focus on improving things. Historically, diabetes has been difficult, and many people have been unable to achieve their glucose management goals. The tools and technologies that we have today help a lot, but it’s not a perfect system. Researchers are still working hard […]

Mother’s Day: The language of loud sighs and quiet tears

May 7, 2024

It’s been a week, and it’s only Wednesday. It feels like there are 4,567 days of school left in this school year, but, in reality, we only have 8 days left until summer break. We’ve dealt with the unexpected “combo meal” of food poisoning and diabetes. A potential teenage suitor made a negative comment about […]

When it’s more than T1D

April 23, 2024

Many people know that type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune condition, but what you may not know is that autoimmune conditions sometimes come in multiples. Some are more commonly associated with type 1 diabetes than others, but most can affect blood glucose levels – especially if undiagnosed. Here are some of the most common conditions […]

Guiding Growth: Parenting for Diabetes Autonomy

April 16, 2024

Parenting is one of the most difficult jobs people experience. You want to be kind but not too passive, supportive but not an enabler. You want to give your children the world, but not spoil them. When you add a chronic disease, that means their life will be different than most of their peers, making […]

Our Visit to UFDI

April 3, 2024

At Children with Diabetes, we believe in providing care today while we await a cure tomorrow. As we focus on caring for and supporting people with type 1 diabetes, we anxiously await news on the next big breakthrough in research. Our friends at the University of Florida Diabetes Institute have been at the forefront of diabetes […]

Rights in the Workplace for PWD

April 2, 2024

In general, people with diabetes feel like diabetes should not stop them from living an everyday life (whatever that is). Since diabetes is ever-changing, it keeps you on your toes, which means that you may need accommodations to care for yourself appropriately and work or study as you desire. Definition of a Disability The legal […]

What’s So Great About Chickpeas?

March 20, 2024

Chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, are legumes and part of the protein food group. Not only are they versatile and delicious, but they offer a plethora of health benefits, particularly for individuals managing diabetes. Packed with essential nutrients and having a low glycemic index, chickpeas can be a valuable addition to a healthy diet. […]

ATTD Updates for PWD

March 20, 2024

The CWD Team traveled to Florence, Italy, to attend the annual Advances in Treatments and Therapeutics in Diabetes conference and learn about the latest updates on diabetes care. Here are some updates that may be pertinent for PWD, their loved ones, and any healthcare professionals who work in diabetes. Artificial Intelligence for AID Algorithms Throughout […]

Wrapping Up ATTD 2024

March 20, 2024

Buongiorno! The Children with Diabetes team has just returned from ATTD 2024 (Advanced Technologies and Treatments for Diabetes). We can’t wait to tell you about our gelato-filled experience in Italy. Let’s grab a cozy chair, close our eyes, pretend that we are surrounded by the Tuscan countryside, and get started! ATTD is the leading international […]

When Your CGM Fails Away from Home

March 5, 2024

When traveling with T1D, we try to be prepared for anything. We pack extra supplies and keep them in our carry-on bag. We bring extra insulin so we don’t run out. We bring a meter and test strips even though we rarely use it anymore with CGM. But sometimes, we may not have enough of […]