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From CDE to DCES (Diabetes Care and Education Specialist)

January 24, 2020
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A new specialty title, Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (DCES), was announced on January 22, 2020 and the AADE name changed to the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists. This reflects DCESs leadership position in diabetes care and education and more accurately describes all that DCESs do for people with diabetes. Diabetes Care and […]

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Lilly Expands Insulin Affordability Options

January 14, 2020
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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 […]

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Join the #CWDiabetesMonth Challenge!

November 1, 2019
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It’s Diabetes Month (aka National Diabetes Awareness Month, or Diabetes Awareness Month), when society spends some time taking a peek into the life of people with diabetes.  This is our chance to show people what diabetes is all about, from the treatments and tools we’re fighting to have access for, to the ways that food […]

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An Interview with David Tarter, Mayor of Falls Church, VA

September 19, 2019
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In just a few weeks, the CWD family will travel to Falls Church, VA for our Friends for Life Falls Church event, taking place October 4 – 6th. Today, we have the honor of talking with David Tarter, mayor of Falls Church, VA and dad to Anna, who has been living with type 1 diabetes […]

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CWD Beyond Friends for Life – ADA’s 82nd Scientific Sessions

June 14, 2022
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After the amazing experience everyone heard about Children with Diabetes’ (CWD) events at the Advanced Technologies and Therapeutics in Diabetes (ATTD) conference in Barcelona, many people in the diabetes professional world were asking about what events CWD was hosting at the ADA’s 82nd Scientific Sessions in New Orleans, Louisiana. Most people think of Friends for […]

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Tackling Health Disparities for Non-Hispanic Black Americans

February 16, 2022
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In honor of Black History Month, CWD wants to recognize some of the organizations that are working diligently towards reducing racial health disparities in the U.S. Before we can do that, we will provide some important context so that the challenges and the work are better understood. What are health disparities or inequities? Health disparities […]

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Mixing Alcohol and Diabetes

December 1, 2021
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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. […]

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Working to Prevent Type 1 Diabetes

November 3, 2021
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Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune illness in which the body attacks the cells that make insulin, called beta cells. For the last few decades, scientists have been researching ways to interrupt this autoimmune process. The two main focuses for this research are preventing or delaying diagnosis and slowing the disease progression for people who […]

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Board of Directors

January 13, 2019

Board of Directors Board of Directors, Chairman of the Board Kenneth Moritsugu, MD, MPH, FACPM, Rear Admiral, USPHS (Retired), Chairman of the Board of Children with Diabetes, is a retired Rear Admiral with the U.S. Public Health Service, who has twice been the Surgeon General of the United States. After a 37 year career in […]

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