CWD News


Visiting Lilly

November 21, 2023

Since CWD team “headquarters” is in Ohio, situated only a couple of hours from Lilly headquarters in Indianapolis, three of our local employees were recently invited to Lilly for an inspiring afternoon. We were invited to present Journey Awards to a handful of Lilly employees who live with diabetes. Lilly was the first pharmacy company […]

CWD’s Site Visit to Falls Church

November 15, 2023

Last week, the Children with Diabetes team headed to Falls Church, Virginia, to prepare for our Friends for Life 2024 Spring Conference. Falls Church holds a special place in many of our hearts, as we have held four conferences at the Falls Church Marriott Fairview Park. Though this location is familiar to us, we were […]

Celebrating the Wins in Diabetes

November 8, 2023

When you’re living with diabetes, or loving someone with diabetes, you have to stay resilient as much as you can. It’s a marathon, not a sprint, and you have to be able to make it to the end one way or another. One of the things that helps me maintain my resilience with diabetes is […]

Ringing in NDAM with our Friends at embecta

November 7, 2023

Honk honk!  HONK HONK! Hooonkkkk hoooonnnkkkkk! If you listen closely, you can almost hear the sounds of the taxis on the streets of New York City, right? As the CWD Team returns from the Big Apple, we can’t wait to share with you a brief recap of our experiences at Nasdaq in New York City. […]

ISPAD 2023 Recap

November 1, 2023

Goedemorgen! The Children with Diabetes team has just returned from Rotterdam, Netherlands and the 49th Annual ISPAD (International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes) Conference. We’ve had an amazing week connecting with our best diabetes Friends for Life in Europe and can’t wait to tell you all about our experiences abroad. Grab some french fries […]

Test driving the Medtronic 780g

November 1, 2023

Each time I try a new automated insulin delivery (AID) system, I find there are things I like and dislike about the system. As with most things, you have to find something that works for you and your diabetes management goals. For me, one of my main goals for diabetes management is to reduce my […]

Friends for Life White Plains 2023 Recap

October 17, 2023

It’s been a little over week now since the Children with Diabetes team returned from White Plains, New York. We’ve just concluded our Fall Friends for Life (White Plains) conference and our diabetes fuel tanks are overflowing after spending a long weekend with our Fiffles. Grab your hot apple cider and join me on a […]

Preparing for International Travel with T1D

October 10, 2023

When you’re traveling overseas and you have T1D, there are a number of considerations. Make sure you have a passport or visa to allow you to travel (and it’s not expired), pack the appropriate clothing, and, of course, pack enough diabetes supplies to last the whole trip. But what exactly does that look like? It […]

Careers in Diabetes

September 26, 2023

There are a lot of opportunities to make life with diabetes meaningful. One of the ways some PWD do this is through their career. I know myself, along with many of my friends, have done this through a variety of ways. It’s definitely not for everyone – because when you work in diabetes and live […]

Cool Tools for Diabetes

September 19, 2023

There are so many newer tools that can help you manage diabetes and it can be hard to keep up with what options are available. There are also companies that let you personalize your diabetes devices and add a little fun and whimsy into your life. Here are some that we know about – Glucose […]