Lilly Diabetes and Disney have joined together to create special materials for type 1 families, including popular books that cover real-life issues. Now, you can experience them right here on your desktop or tablet! This site also features inspirational videos, carb-friendly recipes and other useful resources for type 1 families like yours. As you explore, find out about all the other supportive Lilly Diabetes programs and initiatives for your family!
Featured Digital Books:
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Lilly Diabetes and Disney are passionate about empowering children with type 1 and their parents to live life to its fullest.

Family life with type 1 diabetes can have its share of ups and downs, but your family isn't alone. Lilly Diabetes and Disney are passionate about helping type 1 families enjoy life to the fullest, and that's how our collaboration started. Together, our mission is to educate and inspire families like yours. Explore this site to learn more about the resources and programs we've created just for you.

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Dishing It Up Disney Style Cookbook

Bring a little magic to type 1 meal-planning with Dishing It Up Disney Style - a carb-friendly cookbook with recipes for the whole family ranging from Piglet's oatmeal pancakes to Goofy's zucchini frittata! 

Check out the tasty recipes below:

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Every type 1 family has a unique story. Get inspired by real families as they tell their stories about living with type 1 diabetes. Check out our video playlist today.

Lilly Diabetes Programs and Initiatives

Lilly Diabetes provides diabetes camps across the nation with educational resources and diabetes medication donations to help kids with type 1 have fun at camp while learning to manage their diabetes. Learn more and find a camp near you today!


Kris Freeman, a world class cross-country skier, learned to manage his type 1 diabetes while pursuing Olympic gold. As the Lilly Diabetes spokesperson, Kris travels to diabetes camps across the nation, inspiring kids to dream big. Learn about his personal journey.


Lilly Diabetes is proud to support the Diabetes Scholars Foundation, which helps young people with type 1 diabetes achieve their dreams of going to college. Hear from past scholarship winners and find out how your child can apply today!