The Power of the Green Wristband
by Brooke Wheeler, guest blogger, FingerPrickinGood.com
When your child is diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, you immediately become part of a club you never wanted to join. But going to a real-life meeting of the club, being around hundreds of people who “get it,” is a powerful thing.
Mom-Tested Solutions From the Friends for Life Conference
Every year in July, the Friends for Life® conference, organized by Children With Diabetes®, brings together an international gathering of the type 1 diabetes community for a six-day social and educational extravaganza. We asked parents to share the best tip, solution, or idea they came home with after last year’s event.
Friends for Life® 2015! Plus: More Ways to Meet Other T1D Families
Every year in July, the Friends for Life conference brings together an international gathering of the type 1 diabetes community for an exciting and educational seven-day extravaganza. Here’s a look at what makes the event so wildly popular and a sneak peek of what to expect this year. Not able to make it? Keep reading for more ideas on where to meet other T1D families near you.
JDRF Government Day: What Can You Do?
At JDRF’s Government Day, held every year in March, grassroots volunteer leaders from every JDRF chapter across the country assemble in Washington, D.C., to meet with members of Congress and share their stories about life with type 1 diabetes. Find out how you can get involved.