Disney Interactive and Lilly Diabetes Launch Dedicated Lifestyle Website for Families Affected by Type 1 Diabetes

Today Disney Interactive launched a new online destination in collaboration with Lilly Diabetes.   The new offering combines Lilly’s unmatched understanding of diabetes with Disney Interactive’s trusted online resource of parenting tools, information and community.

For both the child and family, the challenges of living with diabetes can be daunting.

To help families, the special online destination dedicated entirely to type 1 diabetes resides on Spoonful, Disney’s newest website for moms, at http://spoonful.com/type1The site contains articles,videos and advice from caregivers raising children with type 1 diabetes andhighlights ways families can establish a new routine and let kids be kids. It will also feature important topics such as how to plan for vacations, sleepovers and extracurricular activities as well as tips on how to talk tofriends, teachers and coaches about type 1 diabetes.

We’ll be updating the site with fresh content weekly from our contributors, including dietitians, psychologists, nurses and everyday families. All of us at Disney Interactive are very proud to offer this important resource for families and we look forward to making this hub a rich destination for parents and caregivers.