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Every story matters. From the moment of diagnosis to the time you conquered the overnight basal rate to the moment when you realized that the CWD community has your back, every story in your diabetes life matters.
Do you have a story to share about your experiences with diabetes? We want to hear from you! Tell us your story using the form below and we'll consider it for inclusion in the CWD Stories section of our website.
It Happened at FFL
I was a 53 year old first timer last year (2018). I’m always just a little shy in completely new situations (believe it or not) and this was no different. I went down for breakfast the first morning and didn’t see anyone I knew so I asked two ladies if I might join them. They […]
I’m trying to find the words to sum up last week. I keep coming back to “exhale.” To be surrounded by family that eat, sleep (or don’t sleep), and breathe the literal highs and lows is a powerful thing – for all of us. Even though we are surrounded by a great support system, this […]
My daughter was diagnosed with type 1 on December 10, 2018. About a week later, I was sitting in a Mexican fast food restaurant because it was easy to carb count, and started google searching about type 1. I came across Kerri Sparling’s blog, “Six Until Me,” where she wrote her thoughts about living with […]
My son Brady was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes seven years ago. It was the worst weekend that our family has ever experienced. It was tragic enough that my 2.5 year old son was lying there wondering what was happening to him but little did we know this was just the beginning. While we were […]
We’re always told that exercise is an important part of living well with diabetes, and I work hard to stay active. But unless you’re a high-level athlete, and look like it, very little of that hard work is recognized externally. Which is why I’ll never forget doing an eye screening one year with Dr. Ben […]