Infants & Insulin

Custom-made Paracord bracelets that support Monogenic Diabetes Research

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Who Are We?

We are Infants & Insulin, a family operated business in pursuit of a cure for our son, Carter, and his rare disease of Neonatal Monogenic Diabetes Mellitus. We make strong, eye-catching Paracord bracelets and donate a large portion of each sale to the Kovler Foundation at the University of Chicago, where Monogenic research takes place every day. We also do frequent fundraisers for JDRF, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Please see our pages explaining Carter's story and also more about Neonatal Monogenic Diabetes and what's needed to find a cure!

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We are OPEN!!  Please take a moment to look around and see what we currently have to offer! New colors, tags and charms will be coming in the near...

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Infants & Insulin Blog

The Gateway to Diabetes (in our opinion)

The Gateway to Diabetes (in our opinion)

One would think by the time our third child was born, nothing could surprise us or make us scratch our heads. Then Carter came into our lives. From...
Carter's Story

Carter's Story

The most abnormal of normal nights, Halloween night provided our family the greatest of frights... None of which had to do with ghosts or ghouls. Neonatal Monogenic Diabetes Mellitus, a disease we'd never even heard of, became the new normal for our family, and more specifically, our six month old son, in a matter of just a few hours. 

Grieving Lost Time

“I did not enjoy Carter as a newborn and yes, I for sure feel like a terrible mother for saying that” It’s funny; I’ve never been one of those mom...