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.
Diabetes Awareness Month: 12 Ways to Get Involved Together
November is Diabetes Awareness Month, a time to shine the spotlight on diabetes and diabetes research. Ready to get involved? Here are some noteworthy events happening across the country along with suggestions for creative ways you and your family can raise awareness about diabetes in your community.
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.