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Become Part of the Family Support Network

Become part of the Family Support Network and be there for newly diagnosed families, young adults seeking help, parents in need of a baby sitter, and college kids looking for reassurance and comfort when they're away from home. The Family Support Network is all of those things.

First you'll add yourself. If you have a child with diabetes, you can add them after you finish with your information. We ask for your full contact information so that others who live with diabetes can find people close to them. We never show your street address or your email address to protect your privacy.

The red dot Required indicates information that is required and which is publically available.
The blue dot Private - This information is never publically available indicates information that is never shared publically to protect your privacy.

Required Information
I am a: Required
If you are a parent, you'll add yourself first, then your child or children.
First Name: Required
Last Name: Required
If you're concerned about privacy, you can type in just the first letter of your last name.
Password: Private - This information is never publically available
Your password is required to edit or delete your name and can be up to 40 characters. Please write it down and save it.
Password Reminder: Required
If you forget your password, we'll show you the reminder to help you remember. If you still can't remember, you can ask for your password to be emailed to you.
Birth Date: Private - This information is never publically available
Month Day Year
Your birthdate will not be shown but is used in searches.
Including your gender helps people find others like themselves.
Your Email Address: Private - This information is never publically available
An email address is required to add your name to the Family Support Network, but your email address is never shown to anyone. People wishing to contact you will be able to send you a message using the "Send a Message" form. This is done to protect your email address and help reduce the risk that you will receive commercial messages.
City: Required
State/Province: Required  Other:
ZIP/Postal Code: Required
Country: Required
    Check here if you do not want your address information to be shown.
Optional Information
I want to:   Welcome families new to diabetes near where I live.
Babysit children with diabetes. People can search for babysitters near them.
Serve as a college parent to college kids with diabetes. People can search for college parents based on ZIP code.

If you sign up for one of these, people will be able to contact you via the Send a Message feature. You'll receive an email, but the sender will use the web form to protect your privacy.

Type of Diabetes You Have:  
Select this only if you have diabetes. If your child has diabetes, you'll note that when you add them after you're done here.
Diagnosis Date:  
Describe yourself in the comments area. After you submit your entry, please review your comments to be sure they look the way you want them to look. Note that HTML tags will be removed.
Security: Required
How many smiley faces are in these two images? We use this security feature to reduce the risk of automated tools adding content to the Family Support Network.


When you click "Add My Name", your name will be added to the Family Support Network. You will then have the option to edit the information and add children.

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