Among other things, Kerri and I were responsible for being “room captains” of the Adults with Type 1 room (sponsored by Insulet (thank you!)) at this year’s Friends for Life conference in Orlando, FL last week. Being a room captain means introducing speakers, making sure there is water and glucose tabs available, answering questions, and […]
Children With Diabetes
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While in Florida for the 2011 Family Support Weekend I heard a couple of stories that really stuck with me. For most families, coming to CWD events are very important. How important you ask? One family was scheduling a c-section delivery of their baby, and actually planned the operation around the Friends For Life conference. […]
If you are a teen who lives with diabetes, I recommend this book. If you are a parent of a teen who lives with diabetes, I recommend this book – but DON’T FORCE IT ON YOUR TEEN! 🙂 I met Korey when we did a session together for the Children With Diabetes (CWD) 2011 Family […]
One of the revelations I had here with the Children With Diabetes (CWD) family is that both CWD and the Diabetes Online Community (DOC) want the same thing, and we both have the same problem. We both want to help people with diabetes, but that’s not exactly what I’m talking about. That’s the obvious part […]