The CWD Daily


Insulin Options in the US as of January 2022

January 19, 2022

There are many different types of insulin and different ways of taking it. No matter what type you use or how you take it, people with type 1 diabetes need two basic types of insulin: basal and bolus. The good news is that, right now, we have options, and the options keep changing. In this […]

Challenges in Flattening the Post-Meal Spike

January 12, 2022

People often say that managing diabetes is so difficult because you can eat the same thing every day for breakfast, take the same dose of insulin, and have different blood sugars on each day. This can be so frustrating and make people feel like they are failing at their diabetes. But getting the bolus for […]

What the Research Says About COVID-19 and Type 1 Diabetes: January 2022 Update

January 5, 2022

We are entering the third January with COVID-19 top of mind for many scientists, health care professionals, researchers, and people in general. We all hoped to be out of the pandemic by now, but alas, here we are. The good news is we have learned a lot about the virus since the beginning of the […]

New Years Tips for People with Type 1 Diabetes

December 29, 2021

It’s that time of year again-the time where we all consider making positive changes in our lives for the coming calendar year. And, what better than to make a diabetes-related new year’s resolution? We’ve curated a list of tips to help improve your diabetes self-management based on the last year of research articles reviewed by […]

The Advantages of Inhaled Insulin

December 22, 2021

For years, people will diabetes have been faced with many challenges, including finding insulin that helps prevent post-meal spikes in blood sugars. While many pump users can try to bolus up to 30 minutes before eating or try extended bolusing, not everyone uses a pump. As an alternative to giving oneself multiple injections of fast-acting […]

The Burden of Diabetes on Mothers

December 15, 2021

Type 1 diabetes is a lot of work – it requires almost constant management to keep blood glucose levels close to recommended targets. This workload can be even more challenging when you are responsible for managing your child’s diabetes because you only have so much control over their food intake, activity, and everything in between […]

Low Carb Diets in Children with Diabetes

December 8, 2021

There have been many varieties of low carbohydrate diets and, most recently, there are many people who adhere to restrictive regimens, such as ketogenic diets. But how do you know what is right for your child with type 1 diabetes? We’ll explain the most recent data on carbohydrate recommendations for youths with diabetes. In the […]

Mixing Alcohol and Diabetes

December 1, 2021

With the holiday season upon us, you may find yourself being offered more wine, beer, and mixed drinks than usual. If you have diabetes, there’s a bit more to consider than whether you prefer red or white wine. It’s important to understand how alcohol affects the body and what that means for your diabetes care. […]

The Impact of Implicit Bias on Prescribing Habits in Type 1 Diabetes

November 24, 2021

The Impact of Implicit Bias on Prescribing Habits in Type 1 Diabetes Do you remember first learning about insulin pumps or continuous glucose monitoring? Maybe your doctor or someone on your diabetes care team brought it up as a suggestion to help you or your child with diabetes management. You decided to check with your […]

Friends for Life Fall 2021: The Highlights

November 17, 2021

Missed the week of live events at our Friends for Life Fall 2021 virtual celebration? No problem! We have the recordings ready for replay on CWD’s website. Here is a quick rundown on what the sessions covered so you can pick which you want hear or listen to in the background while you’re working (we […]