CWD News


Enrollment open for a study of an investigational insulin

January 15, 2020

The team at Lilly Diabetes Care are currently seeking children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes to participate in a multinational clinical trial. Participants must be on multiple daily injections using an insulin pen or syringe. This study will compare an investigational ultra-rapid insulin to current treatment in controlling blood sugars. Find criteria and other […]

Lilly Expands Insulin Affordability Options

January 14, 2020

Eli Lilly and Company today announced plans to add two more cost-saving options to its suite of solutions for people who use Lilly insulin by introducing lower-priced versions of Humalog Mix75/25 KwikPen (insulin lispro protamine and insulin lispro injectable suspension 100 units/mL) and Humalog Junior KwikPen (insulin lispro injection 100 units/mL). Both insulins will have […]

Celebrating Siblings

January 13, 2020

When a family member is diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, that diagnosis affects the entire family.  And for siblings of kids with diabetes, adjusting to life with diabetes in the family can have ups and downs that rival blood sugar graphs on the most rollercoaster days. At Children with Diabetes, we recognize how important the […]

FDA approves Fiasp for treatment of children with diabetes

January 7, 2020

The team at Novo Nordisk has been busy this month. Yesterday, their team sent out a press release announcing that the FDA has approved Fiasp insulin for the treatment of children with diabetes. According to the release, “Fiasp is now available for use in children and adults in three different dosing options: multiple daily injections […]

Novo Nordisk Launches My$99Insulin Program

January 6, 2020

On January 2, Novo Nordisk issued a press release outlining their My$99Insulin Program, follow-on brands of insulins, and an Immediate Supply option, helping to expand their insulin affordability options for people with diabetes in need, specifically addressing the issue of insulin rationing. Here’s what is now available: My$99Insulin: For $99, patients with diabetes can get […]

Diabetes Studies Recruiting Now

December 31, 2019

Looking to participate in a clinical trial to help move the needle on diabetes research in 2020?  Here are some trials that are currently looking for participants, or will be in the very near future: will soon be recruiting for the Prepivotal Omnipod Horizon Automated Glucose Control System. A research team is seeking users of DIY […]

Resolutions 2020

December 27, 2019

Marking the start of a new year usually has people thinking about the changes they’d like to make.  Sometimes it’s a goal to lose weight, or start exercising.  Other times, resolutions can include joining a reading club, or donating to more charities, or spending more time with friends and family. For people with diabetes, a […]

FDA Approves Tandem’s Control IQ

December 13, 2019

FDA approval for Control IQ has arrived! According to the press release from December 13, 2019, “The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today authorized marketing of the Tandem Diabetes Care Control-IQ Technology, an interoperable automated glycemic controller device that automatically adjusts insulin delivery to a person with diabetes by connecting to an alternate controller-enabled insulin […]

We Did It!

December 4, 2019

We did it! Your generosity and support helped Children with Diabetes hit our Giving Tuesday goal, raising enough money to unlock a $25,000 gift match from one of our Board members. We are humbled, grateful, and inspired, and we cannot say thank you enough. With this additional $50,000, our CWD team can bring Friends for […]

Thankful for You

November 27, 2019

Thanksgiving is celebrated this Thursday in the United States. Soon, tables will be set with a Thanksgiving feast and families and friends will gather together.  (And make sure you pre-bolus!  Sorry … diabetes will also be joining us at the table; always smart to plan ahead.) We checked in with our CWD community to see […]