Everyday Wisdom Kit

Special Notice

The Everyday Wisdom Kit is intended for families of children newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.  

These kits are available free of charge to help families adjust to life with type 1 diabetes.  

If you do not have a child with type 1 diabetes, please refrain from ordering the kit. 


The Everyday Wisdom ™ Kit is a tool designed to help families of children with type 1 diabetes live with diabetes everyday. 

When a child is diagnosed with a chronic disease like type 1 diabetes, everyday moments can become more of a challenge.

The Everyday Wisdom Kit helps families plan for everyday moments and events such as birthday parties, playing sports and getting behind the wheel.

The Kit comes in a reusable lunch bag and includes,

  • A guide for parents
  • A guide for the child with diabetes
  • A guide for the teen with diabetes
  • A guide for the sibling
  • An interactive card game for the whole family
  • An informational and inspirational DVD
  • Juggling balls
  • Emergency Contact Information refrigerator magnet
  • Pocket-sized Carb Counting Tool
  • Diabetes Dictionary

This interactive toolkit was designed for families of kids with newly diagnosed diabetes ages 8 and over.

Thanks to an educational grant by Lilly, the Everyday Wisdom Kit is available for free.

Order an Everyday Wisdom ™ Kit

  • Last Reviewed: October 2, 2013
  • Last Edited: January 2, 2014

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