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Of Continuing Interest

    CWD Events

  1. 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.
  2. The Diabetes Scholars Foundation is once again offering scholarships to CWD's Friends for Life Orlando 2014
  3. Coming to Friends for Life Orlando 2014? Please join your friends at the Diabetes Scholars Foundation's Party Polynesian Style Fundraiser.
  4. Other Stories of Continuing Interest

  5. Applications for College Scholarships from the Diabetes Scholars Foundation are now being accepted and must be received by April 15, 2014.

New This Week

    Top Stories

  1. We've moved our technology to a new hosting environment and, as part of that move, our old chat rooms have been retired. We've exploring alternatives now and will have a new chat room service online soon.
  2. Spare a Rose made a profound difference for the IDF's Life for a Child program. You can also hep to raise awareness of the symptoms of DKA.
  3. Last week's poll asked our readers if they or their child experiences discrimination because of their diabetes. This week's poll asks our readers who use an insulin pump about the number of basal rates in their main profile.
  4. The Featured Book of the Week is Diabetes Care at School: Bridging the Gap by Salus Education, LLC.
  5. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    I have 8 month old non-diabetic granddaughter who's sister has type 1 diabetes. The baby was transitioning from Stage 1 baby food to starting on table food. At dinner the other day, my daughter opened a container of baby food and looked concerned as she stirred it. She asked me if I thought it looked bad because it was lumpy. I bent over the container and asked my daughter, "Is it Type 1?" What I meant to say was Stage 1.
  6. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you ask your child what they had for lunch and they reply 45 carbs! See more parent humor.
  7. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  8. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    Although my four-year-old daughter's blood sugars fluctuate greatly, our diabetes team is pleased with her A1c. They want me to correct her to 100 mg/dl [5.6 mmol/L] at night, but I am not comfortable with this. Am I being unreasonable?
    See the answer.
  9. From the CWD Forums

  10. From the CWD Forums:
    Mom, I don't want to be a diabetic
  11. Diabetes Camps

  12. We've updated our list of diabetes camps to help you find a camp near you.
  13. Studies and Surveys

  14. A clinical study for a new needle-free glucagon for treatment of severe hypoglycemia in children is being conducted at several centers in the US. If you are interested in learning more about this study, please visit
  15. The TrialNet Pathway to Prevention Study offers screening at no charge to relatives of people with type 1 diabetes. The screening can identify risk for type 1 diabetes years before symptoms appear. Those at increased risk may be able to join research studies testing ways to prevent the disease. Others can continue to be monitored for the earliest signs of type 1 diabetes, which can prevent serious symptoms. To find a TrialNet location, request a test kit, or learn more, visit
  16. Parents of Children and Teenagers Between Ages 8-16 with Type 1 Diabetes for at least six months are needed to Participate in a Study on the relationship between any parental stress in caring for a child with Type 1 Diabetes.
  17. Diabetes Blogs and Social Media

  18. Novo Knocks it Out of the Park with New "Echo" Smart Insulin Pen.
  19. What You Should Know About Flying with an Insulin Pump.
  20. The One About Balancing Diabetes.
  21. Concealing Your Insulin Pump – Staying Sexy While Pumping.
  22. Glucose Meter Accuracy: FDA’s New Dual Call for Tighter Standards.
  23. Understanding Insulin Sticker-Shock.
  24. Research

  25. Sodium-Glucose Cotransporter 2 Inhibition and Glycemic Control in Type 1 Diabetes: Results of an 8-Week Open-Label Proof-of-Concept Trial.
  26. Combination therapy for preservation of beta cell function in Type 1 diabetes: New attitudes and strategies are needed!
  27. The University of Virginia/Padova Type 1 Diabetes Simulator Matches the Glucose Traces of a Clinical Trial.
  28. Bringing closed-loop home: recent advances in closed-loop insulin delivery.
  29. Investigational new insulin glargine 300 U.mL has the same metabolism as insulin glargine 100 U.mL.
  30. Long-term survival after simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation with primary function of at least one year - a single-center experience.
  31. Daily Care

  32. Hypoglycemia Begets Hypoglycemia: The Order Effect in the ASPIRE In-Clinic Study. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  33. Prevalence of and Disparities in Barriers to Care Experienced by Youth with Type 1 Diabetes.
  34. Race/ethnicity and measures of glycaemia in the year after diagnosis among youth with type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus.
  35. Effects of Moderate-to-Vigorous Intensity Physical Activity on Overnight and Next-Day Hypoglycemia in Active Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes.
  36. Exercise training improves cardiac autonomic nervous system activity in type 1 diabetic children. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  37. Direct Medical Costs for Complications Among Children and Adults with Diabetes in the US Commercial Payer Setting.
  38. Optimal strategies for identifying kidney disease in diabetes: properties of screening tests, progression of renal dysfunction and impact of treatment - systematic review and modelling of progression and cost-effectiveness.
  39. Celiac

  40. The Glutenase ALV003 Attenuates Gluten-Induced Mucosal Injury in Patients with Celiac Disease.
  41. Nutritional Differences Between a Gluten-free Diet and a Diet Containing Equivalent Products with Gluten.
  42. Psychological alterations in patients with adult celiac disease.
  43. Estimated levels of gluten incidentally present in a Canadian gluten-free diet.
  44. Bloated cost of a gluten-free diet is hard to digest.
  45. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  46. Hughes helping in fight against juvenile diabetes.
  47. Group supports those affected by type 1 diabetes.
  48. Cheltenham parents delighted at the way daughter's school handles her diabetes.
  49. Reading University student to talk to MPs on diabetes.
  50. New hospital guidelines after diabetic teen’s death.
  51. FDA Backtracks Over GLP-1s' Effects on Pancreas.
  52. Press Releases

  53. Bob Evans Farms® Continues Fight Against Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) with JDRF Partnership.

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