If you have type 1 diabetes in the United States, you need health insurance to help pay for medication, devices, and healthcare services (endocrinologists, certified diabetes educators, etc.). We’re running a survey to get a sense for whether or not people with type 1, or who have a family member with type 1, make job […]
Initiated by a group of members from the Diabetes Online Community, the Spare a Rose campaign raises funds for the Life for a Child program. The first campaign took place in 2013 and every year since the community has come together to make a difference in the lives of children living with diabetes in less-resourced […]
The bell tells us we are just above 10,000 feet; it seems far enough away from Orlando now to begin to process the last few days as part of Friends for Life 2016. When your child is first diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, you feel shocked, disoriented, and alone: everything you thought you knew about […]
Jeff Hitchcock, founder and president, began Children with Diabetes in 1995 in response to his daughter Marissa’s diabetes diagnosis at the age of two. The idea was — and continues to be — to share experiences with other families, so that together, we can all make a difference in the lives of everyone living with […]
What’s your story? Our community is driven by stories from families living with type 1 diabetes, and we’d love to hear yours. Send stories about your T1D experiences to our editorial team and we’ll feature you on our website.
The FFL Seattle conference is open for registration. Have you attended a Friends for Life conference before? Wondering if it’s for you? Here’s what some folks have to say about their FFL experience: “Friends for Life personally changed my own life. It showed me that there is a place for everybody in this […]