Of Continuing Interest
- Make plans to attend CWD's Friends for Life Orlando 2014, to be held at the Marriott World Center Resort in Orlando, Florida, from July 1-6, 2014. Conference registration is now open.
- The Diabetes Scholars Foundation is once again offering scholarships to CWD's Friends for Life Orlando 2014
- Coming to Friends for Life Orlando 2014? Please join your friends at the Diabetes Scholars Foundation's Party Polynesian Style Fundraiser.
Other Stories of Continuing Interest
- Applications for College Scholarships from the Diabetes Scholars Foundation are now being accepted and must be received by April 15, 2014.
New This Week
- Spare a Rose, Save a Child this Valentine's Day by donating to IDF's Life for a Child program. For the price of one rose, you give a month of life to a child with type 1 diabetes. One rose, a month of life. A dozen roses, a year of life. For more about the Spare a Rose campaign, see:
- Spare a Rose - Partners for Diabetes Change.
- Spare a Rose.
- The Spare a Rose Initiative and how you can help.
- The Good Kind.
- Valentine's day.
- Roses are Red Violets are Blue You can Save a Child Too.
- FDA approves pediatric use of Dexcom's G4 Platinum continuous glucose monitoring system. See also Innovative Dexcom G4┬« PLATINUM Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) Receives FDA Approval for Use in Children Ages 2 to 17 Years and Dexcom G4 Platinum for Kids.
- Registration has closed for CWD's Friends for Life UK 2014 conference, to be held at the Beaumont House, Old Windsor, Berkshire, from August 15-17, 2014.
- Internships with leading diabetes companies are available to students living with T1D through Students with Diabetes. Applications are due February 10, 2014.
- Take a few moments to view the Diabetes Art Day 2014 gallery and the children's gallery.
- UVA'S overnight closed-loop makes for great dreams.
- Last week's poll asked our readers how diabetes has impacted their sleep. This week's poll asks our readers about the insulin pump that they use.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Type 1 Teens: A Guide to Managing Your Life With Diabetes by Korey Hood, PhD.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
Living in Wisconsin, one really needs to make sure you have insulation in your house. I had some contractors come to give me an estimate of how much insulation I would need to have blown in. I asked the contractor, "So, how many bags of insulin will I need to make sure I have the proper amount of insulin in my house?" The contractor looked at me and said, "I think you mean insulation, not INSULIN."
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when all three of your children request the "A1C Steak Sauce" at the dinner table. See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
My teen daughter has been pumping Humalog for five years. She has developed lipoatrophy at injection sites in several areas. She does rotate sites. What do you advise?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Night Time Testing Question. What do you do?
- We've updated our list of diabetes camps to help you find a camp near you.
- Make plans to attend The JDRF TypeOneNation DC Research Summit, to be held at the Bethesda North Marriott on Saturday, March 1, 2014. Attendance is free.
Diabetes Blogs and Social Media
- Creating a Culture of "Yes".
- The Joslin Medalist Program: A Rewarding History.
- What I've Learned. (The one where Lauren speaks out).
- Outrun Diabetes with S├ębastien Sasseville.
- Diabetes Art Day 2014.
- New Academy for Certified Diabetes Educators Butts Up Against AADE.
Products, Services and Books
- DiaSecure® is a tool for carrying an insulin pen, pen tips, and other small diabetes-care items, safely in a hard plastic shell.
- Differences in the gut microbiota of healthy children and those with type 1 diabetes.
- Autonomous and continuous adaptation of a bihormonal bionic pancreas in adults and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.
- Clinical Evaluation of an Automated Artificial Pancreas Using Zone-Model Predictive Control and Health Monitoring System.
- Perioperative intensive insulin therapy using an artificial endocrine pancreas with closed-loop glycemic control system: the effects of no hypoglycemia.
- The effect of empagliflozin on arterial stiffness and heart rate variability in subjects with uncomplicated type 1 diabetes mellitus. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Evaluating the diet of children at increased risk for type 1 diabetes: first results from the TEENDIAB study.
- Cell Therapy for Type 1 Diabetes. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Non-invasive quantification of the beta cell mass by SPECT with 111In-labelled exendin.
- Insulin degludec's ultra-long pharmacokinetic properties observed in adults are retained in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.
- Effects of glucose control and variability on endothelial function and repair in adolescents with type 1 diabetes.
- Autonomy Support and Responsibility-Sharing Predict Blood Glucose Monitoring Frequency Among Youth With Diabetes.
- Self-Management in Early Adolescence and Differences by Age at Diagnosis and Duration of Type 1 Diabetes.
- The Sugarsquare study: protocol of a multicenter randomized controlled trial concerning a web-based patient portal for parents of a child with type 1 diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Cereal-based gluten-free food: how to reconcile nutritional and technological properties of wheat proteins with safety for celiac disease patients. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Celiac disease and dysfunctional uterine bleeding; the efficiency of gluten free diet.
- Prevalence of celiac disease in children with epilepsy.
- Celiac Rant: Stop Pitying My Child's Diet and Let's Rejoice!
- Nesbitt, Morrison fit again ahead of Olympics.
- Going ÔÇťgluten-freeÔÇŁ might not solve all of your wheat intolerances.
- Have your pasta & be gluten-free, as well.
Legal and Legislative
- Havant schoolgirl set to lobby MPs over diabetes cash.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Ray Allen and his family work to raise money to fight diabetes.
- Bionic pancreas could help fight diabetes.
- Diabetic runner launches 9-month journey across Canada.
- No limits on Bacchus Marsh teen's life.
- Kicks and pricks.
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