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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Friends for Life® – Canada 2019

March 13, 2019

Register Now Children with Diabetes and Connected in Motion presentFriends for Life® Canada 2019 After an amazing, educational, and life-changing conference in 2018, Friends for Life Canada is coming back to Niagara Falls, in partnership with Connected in Motion. Join families and adults living with type 1 diabetes for a weekend of sessions, workshops, and […]

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Surviving an Everest Avalanche

June 7, 2021

Surviving an Everest Avalanche Join us for a discussion with journalist, runner, and person with diabetes, Svati Kirsten Narula, to hear the story of how she survived the April 2015 avalanche at Mount Everest! Svati Narula is a journalist, distance runner, and outdoor enthusiast. She was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2000, at the […]

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Diabetes Camps

March 13, 2019

Diabetes Camps Diabetes camp is one of the best experiences that a child with diabetes can have. Camp is a place to learn self-confidence, independence from mom and dad, to be with other kids with diabetes … and simply to have a great time. It’s also an excellent opportunity for mom and dad to take […]

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The State of Diabetes Briefing on Capitol Hill – March 11, 2019

March 7, 2019

State of Diabetes Briefing on Capitol Hill On Monday, March 11, 2019, Children with Diabetes, in partnership with nine other organizations, will brief new members of Congress and their staff on the state of diabetes in the United States. The briefing will be held in Room 2168 (Gold Room) of the Rayburn House Building from […]

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Friends for Life Winter 2020 – Youth Staff

September 30, 2020

Youth Staff Our Youth Staff oversee the programming for our four youth groups: Kiddie Kove (0-5), Elementary (6-8), Tween (9-12), and Teen (13-17), as well as supporting our Siblings Program for our youth who have brothers or sisters (or parents) with T1D. Teen Program Staff Tween Program Staff Elementary Program Staff Kiddie Kove Program Staff […]

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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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