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A Look at CWD Through the Lens of our Fellows

October 22, 2019

Diabetes in the doctor’s office is one thing, but almost all daily diabetes care takes place “in the wild,” where patients are self-managing and clinicians aren’t around. Attending Friends for Life as a clinician who cares for people with diabetes is a way to see diabetes care in the context of “real life,” which is […]

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Friends for Life Orlando 2022 FAQs

January 18, 2022

Friends for Life Orlando 2022 FAQs If you’re new to Friends for Life Orlando, these Frequently Asked Questions can help you understand what it’s all about. If you’ve been before, we’ll explain how this year will be different. Will Friends for Life this year be different than past years because of COVID? It is important […]

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Giving to Children with Diabetes

October 22, 2019

Giving to Children with Diabetes Because of Friends for Life we are able to connect with one another. We find ways to learn and grow, with diabetes along for the ride. We restore our hope. We renew our strength. Even in the moments when we are not together in person, the green bracelets and orange […]

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Friends for Life Orlando 2021 Conference Report

August 13, 2021

Friends for Life Orlando 2021 Conference Report A Look Back at Friends for Life Orlando 2021 We came, we saw, we Fiffled! Thank you, THANK YOU to our CWD family for the most incredible, Fiffle-affirming experience of 2021. Being back together in Orlando this year was exactly the kind of magic and reconnection we were […]

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A New Diagnosis

January 19, 2019

A New Diagnosis It’s Going To Be OK. You’ve Come To The Right Place. Your child has just been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. You’re home from the hospital. You can barely remember what you were told in the hospital. You’ve learned to measure and inject insulin and monitor blood glucose levels. Someone mentioned glucagon, […]

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I Need Help

January 19, 2019

It’s okay to need help. No matter what your point of entry is to the diabetes community –whether you’re still unsure about a diagnosis and want to learn more about symptoms, are newly diagnosed,need to learn more about advanced care and management, want to share a story or point of view –Children with Diabetes® has […]

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CWD Polls from 2019

September 23, 2020

Children with Diabetes – Polls from 2019 Each week we ask our readers to share their experiences living with type 1 diabetes, and each week, our CWD community grows and learns together. Visit our Current Poll to see this week’s poll, or review the results of previous polls below. And if you have a poll […]

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Technology Lunch Discussion at ADCES 2022

June 26, 2022

A Lunch Discussion on How Patients are Using Technology for Better Care Children with Diabetes (CWD), a non-profit organization dedicated to providing support, education, and inspiration to families and children of all ages living with diabetes, invites you to participate in an open lunch expert discussion on How Patients are Using Technology for Better Care. […]

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Language Matters

September 8, 2020

Screenside Chats with CWD Language Matters Watch this replay of diabetes community advocates Chris “Grumpy” Aldred, Renza Scibillia, and Sana Ajmal, discussing how the words we use can help reduce diabetes stigma. This chat was facilitated by Kerri Sparling. This video was originally broadcasted live via webinar on September 6, 2020 at 3 pm ET. […]

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Ask the DTeam

January 13, 2019

What’s Your Question? Living with diabetes can bring up dozens of different questions, and finding reliable, science-based answers from diabetes experts can be challenging … especially on the Internet. This is why our team created CWD Answers, which is the Children with Diabetes “ask an expert” section of our site.  Our team of clinical experts […]

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