Of Continuing Interest
- CWD's Friends for Life Orlando 2014 will be held at the Marriott World Center Resort in Orlando, Florida, from July 1-6, 2014.
- If you are coming to Friends for Life Orlando 2014 and are interested in diabetes advocacy, consider signing up for the MasterLab Diabetes Advocates all-day diabetes advocacy summit. Registered participants in FFL can register for the MasterLab for FREE using the discount code FFL2014.
- Pump trials, TrialNet screening, celiac screening, and retinal screening are available at Friends for Life 2014.
- Coming to Friends for Life Orlando 2014? Please join your friends at the Diabetes Scholars Foundation's Party Polynesian Style Fundraiser.
- Make plans to attend CWD's Focus on Technology: Anaheim 2014 conference, to be held at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, California, from October 24-26, 2014.
New This Week
- Kids ages 6-11 are needed for Bionic Pancreas trials this summer. Kids in the study will need to stay at either Camp Clara Barton or Camp Joslin for two weeks. The study in the girls' camp (Clara Barton Camp) takes place July 19 - Aug 1 and the study in the boys' camp (Camp Joslin) takes place Aug 2 - Aug 15.
- ISPAD needs volunteers for their 2014 conference, to be held in Toronto from September 3-6, 2014.
- ADA's 2014 Scientific Sessions just concluded. Here's some interesting items from the conference:
- Last week's poll asked our readers to tell us about themselves. This week's poll asks our readers if they have their basal rates and other information written down.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The Smart Woman's Guide to Diabetes by Amy Stockwell Mercer.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
This is yucky, but you know kids. My son was getting ready for school and was blowing his nose and said to me, "Hey mom, you know how little kids pick their noses and eat it? Well, I wonder how many carbs are in boogers?" Oh how gross! I laughed and laughed! There's a boy for you!
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you meet the boyfriend for the first time and you start telling him how to treat lows before you say hello. See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
My teenaged daughter's A1c is its highest. She often forgets to bolus and grazes a lot. Do all teens rebel against diabetes? How can I help her understand the importance of bolusing and a proper diet?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Untethered Info Please
- Type 1 Diabetes Through the Life Span: A Position Statement of the American Diabetes Association.
- Ask D'Mine: DKA Detective.
Diabetes Blogs and Social Media
- Why My CGM Makes Me (Slightly) Happier.
- Guest Post: Adventure D!
- I am Type 1.
Products, Services and Books
- Blue Cupcake offers clever greeting cards for people living with diabetes.
- Outpatient Glycemic Control with a Bionic Pancreas in Type 1 Diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Safety of Outpatient Closed-Loop Control: First Randomized Crossover Trials of a Wearable Artificial Pancreas.
- Lipohypertrophy and the Artificial Pancreas. Is This an Issue? Free full text available in PDF format.
- Aberrant gut microbiota composition at the onset of type 1 diabetes in young children.
- Associations between Bone, Fat Tissue and Metabolic Control in Children and Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
- Leptin reverses diabetes by suppression of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis.
- Markers of endothelial dysfunction and inflammation predict progression of diabetic nephropathy in African Americans with type 1 diabetes.
- Blood and islet phenotypes indicate immunological heterogeneity in type 1 diabetes.
- Brain Changes Underlying Cognitive Dysfunction in Diabetes: What Can We Learn From MRI?
- Inhaled insulin effective therapy for patients with type 1, type 2 diabetes.
- Renal Outcomes in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes and Macroalbuminuria.
- Clinical and demographic risk factors associated with mortality during early adulthood in a population-based cohort of childhood-onset Type 1 diabetes.
- Effects of carbohydrate counting method on metabolic control in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Long-term chronic diseases and crash responsibility: A record linkage study.
- Combined Therapy with Insulin and Growth Hormone in 17 Patients with Type-1 Diabetes and Growth Disorders.
- Arsenic speciation in rice-based food for adults with celiac disease.
- Swedish children with celiac disease comply well with a gluten-free diet, and most include oats without reporting any adverse effects: a long-term follow-up study.
- Internalizing the threat of risk-a qualitative study about adolescents' experience living with screening-detected celiac disease 5 years after diagnosis. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Transamidation of gluten proteins during the bread-making process of wheat flour to produce breads with less immunoreactive gluten.
- A Pill For Celiac Disease Is Almost Here. See also the PDF of the study, previously reported here.
- Gluten-Free Eating Appears to Be Here to Stay.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Artificial Pancreas Shows Promise in Diabetes Test.
- Father Devises A 'Bionic Pancreas' To Help Son With Diabetes.
- Bionic pancreas helps control diabetes, study says.
- 'Bionic Pancreas' Astonishes Diabetes Researchers.
- Bionic pancreas frees people from shackles of diabetes.
- Latest artificial pancreas projects show promise for the future of type 1 diabetes treatment.
- Why the words 'I forgot' from doctor will haunt father of tragic toddler.
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