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Novo Nordisk, Children with Diabetes team up to educate newly diagnosed Type 1 diabetics

ORLANDO, Fla. — Danish drug maker Novo Nordisk will work with advocacy group Children with Diabetes to distribute materials to children newly diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, the two said Thursday.

The approximately 7,000 kits, designed to help them learn to live with the condition, include a booklet, savings offers and patient-support videos, and were created based on feedback from CWD members with Type 1 diabetes. Patients can order the kits through their doctors.

Approximately 15,600 children and adolescents in the United States are diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes every year, according to Novo Nordisk and CWD.

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