CWD Polls

Each week we ask our readers to share their experiences living with type 1 diabetes. Visit our Current Poll to see this week's poll, or review the results of previous polls below.

Do you see a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) as part of your care team? (Aug 7-14, 2019)

Have you ever used glucagon to treat a low blood sugar? (Jul 31-Aug 7, 2019)

Has your family participated in TrialNet? (Jul 24-31, 2019)

How do you decide which diabetes devices to use? (Jul 10-24, 2019)

How do you handle misinformation and misconceptions about diabetes from strangers? (Jul 3-10, 2019)

How much of a financial burden does paying for all of your diabetes supplies place on your family? (Jun 26-Jul 3, 2019)

Do you take special precautions with your insulin in the summer heat? (Jun 19-26)

Have you considered using a DIY closed loop system? (Jun 12-19, 2019)

Do you and your doctor talk about diabetes information you find online? (Jun 5-12, 2019)

Do you have your most recent basal rates, insulin-to-carb ratios, and correction factors written down? (May 29-Jun 5, 2019)

What do you think is the hardest part of diabetes? (May 22-29, 2019)

For CGM users, how often do you make insulin dosing decisions based solely on your CGM readings? (May 15-22, 2019)

Have you considered adding medications designed for people with type 2 diabetes (e.g., metformin, GLP-1s, SGLT-2s) to your diabetes care regimen (i.e., in addition to insulin)? (May 8-15, 2019)

Does your diabetes team provide mental health support (e.g., a psychologist or social worker)? (May 1-8, 2019)

Do you have a diabetes emergency kit prepared? (Apr 24-May 1, 2019)

When did you last refill your glucagon prescription? (Apr 17-24, 2019)

How confident are you in your ability to manage sick days and diabetes? (Apr 10-17, 2019)

For teens and adults with diabetes: How often do you check your blood sugar before you drive? (Apr 3-10, 2019)

If you are running out of insulin before you are due to renew your prescription, what do you do? (Mar 27-Apr 3, 2019)

Parents, at what age did you get a mobile phone for your child with type 1 diabetes? (Mar 6-13, 2019)

When do you usually bolus for a meal? (Jan 31-Mar 6, 2019)

Has diabetes changed how well you sleep? (Jan 23-30, 2019)

Were you or your child in DKA at diagnosis? (Jan 16-23, 2019)