Lg Cwd
icon-circle-smiley-face

Search Results

Reflecting on 2020

December 28, 2020

As we prepare to leave 2020 in the dust, the CWD Board and Staff reflected on the past year, taking note of what we’ve gone through as a family and what we’ve learned. “The year 2020 was indeed a time that tried our souls. We watched as travel ended, doors closed, quarantines enacted, all to […]

Read More

Friends for Life Orlando 2021 FAQs

April 13, 2021

Friends for Life Orlando 2021 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. We have never attended Friends for Life before – will this year be different than a normal […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

CWD Polls from 2022

January 12, 2022

Children with Diabetes – Polls from 2022 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 […]

Read More

Do you talk to your doctor if you’re struggling to pay for diabetes supplies?

December 1, 2021

Do you talk to your doctor if you’re struggling to pay for diabetes supplies? November 24 – December 1, 2021 From insulin to glucose meter test strips to continuous glucose monitors to insulin pumps to doctor’s visits … the list of what it takes to manage diabetes is long, exhausting, and expensive. The diabetes community […]

Read More

Laws Protecting People with Diabetes

September 3, 2019

Laws Protecting People with Diabetes What Laws Protect PWD? The rights of children with diabetes to care for their diabetes at school is based on the Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Individuals with Disability Education Act (IDEA). These laws provide protection against discrimination for children with […]

Read More

Sunday Live at Friends for Life Spring 2021

February 19, 2021

Welcome to mission control for Sunday, March 21! Today, we’re focusing on advocacy and community, with sessions about digital health, raising your voice, and ways to tell your diabetes story.  We also have exercise sessions for the kids and places for kids to connect and share with our staff! Return to Saturday Friends for Life […]

Read More

Editorial Guidelines

April 15, 2019

CWD Editorial Guidelines Who We Are We’ve been online since 1995, offering families and caregivers guidance and support, with original, high-quality, science-based content and practical suggestions from trusted sources such as pediatric endocrinologists, certified diabetes educators, nurses, nutritionists, researchers, advocates, and fellow parents and adults. We connect with our community every Wednesday with our Weekly […]

Read More

Virtual Friends for Life Orlando 2021 – Rules of the Road

July 5, 2021

Virtual Friends for Life Orlando 2021 Rules of the Road Code of Conduct Welcome to the Virtual Friends for Life Orlando 2021 conference! Thank you for joining us! We are excited to connect with community members and bring a little bit of that FFL magic to you at home! Although we are not meeting in […]

Read More
advertisement