Of Continuing Interest
- 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.
Other Stories of Continuing Interest
- 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.
New This Week
- Friends for Life: Madcap Recap.
- FFL Joyfulness.
- FFL: Touching the Elephant.
- First things first.
- The Tribe.
- My Very Literal Friends for Life.
- The Green Bracelet Experience.
- Friends For Life: Eyes.
- Bionic pancreas outperforms insulin pump in adults, youth.
- FDA approves Afrezza to treat diabetes. See also MannKind wins long sought FDA approval for insulin inhale.
- Last week's poll asked our readers if they know that family members can be screened for diabetes risk through Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet. This week's poll asks our readers how they usually check for ketones.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The Little Red Sports Car by Eleanor Troutt, illustrated by J. Chris Price.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
My son (non-diabetic child) was riding in the car yesterday and asked, "Mom, what are key tones?" My first response or thought of course was diabetic ketones. I started to explain and he said, "No Mom. I am trying to program my cell phone and it wanted to know what tone I want for my keys." We all laughed at this one!
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you use EMLA on your eyebrows before you tweeze them. See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
After my insurance changed me from Apidra to Humalog, I began experiencing nighttime seizures. Have you heard of others who are extra sensitive to Humalog?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Pump advice for 6 year old boy
- 10 Tips for Families New to Type 1 Diabetes.
Diabetes Blogs and Social Media
- The Go-Between.
- Going Bionic.
- Why I Am So Geeked About a Bionic Pancreas.
- The Supreme Court Hobby Lobby Case . . . and Diabetes?
- Easy Being Green: a defensive post for my imaginary stalker.
- The Future is Now.
- An Incredible 8th Grader+Kerri Sparling+Sir Frederick Banting=WOW!.
- Independence Day: Putting People First.
- Catching up with Kyle Cochran, American Ninja Warrior.
- Inhaled Insulin for Diabetes: Is Afrezza Worth the Risks?
- How Our Daughter's Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis Changed her Life–And Ours.
- Why We Don't Actually Want EVERYONE in Diabetes Research Focused on a Cure.
- ACE Inhibitors: A tool for kidneys on an early retirement plan.
- Summit Diabetes.
- Combination therapy with sitagliptin and lansoprazole in patients with recent-onset type 1 diabetes (REPAIR-T1D): 12-month results of a multicentre, randomised, placebo-controlled, phase 2 trial.
- Targeted immune interventions for type 1 diabetes: not as easy as it looks!
- Neurocognitive Functioning in Children and Adolescents at the Time of Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis: Associations With Glycemic Control 1 Year After Diagnosis.
- Do children with type 1 diabetes have a relation between adiponectin level and vascular complications?
- Skin Fibroblasts from Patients with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) Can Be Chemically Transdifferentiated into Insulin-Expressing Clusters: A Transgene-Free Approach. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Biochemical Stabilization of Glucagon at Alkaline pH.
- Day and Night Home Closed-Loop Insulin Delivery in Adults With Type 1 Diabetes: Three-Center Randomized Crossover Study.
- Adolescents with Type 1 diabetes mellitus experience psychosensorial symptoms during hypoglycaemia.
- The role of animal-sourced insulin in the treatment of type 1 diabetes and its availability. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Central and Peripheral Cardiovascular Impairments Limit VË™O2peak in Type 1 Diabetes.
- Muscle Oxygen Supply Impairment during Exercise in Poorly-Controlled Type 1 Diabetes.
- Why is insulin pump treatment rarely used in adolescents and young adults with cystic fibrosis-related diabetes?
- Noncontaminated dietary oats may hamper normalization of the intestinal immune status in childhood celiac disease. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Risk of pediatric celiac disease according to HLA haplotype and country.
- Patient Perception of Treatment Burden Is High in Celiac Disease Compared With Other Common Conditions.
- Body mass index is not a reliable tool in predicting celiac disease in children. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Going off gluten.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Olympic skier Kris Freeman tells kids with diabetes to 'never give up' at Camp Red Jacket.
- Diabetes won't dash his dreams.
- LFAC DKA Awareness Campaign Launched in Ecuador.
- Families say diabetic alert dogs bought from Va. nonprofit don't perform as advertised.
- Living With a Diabetic Dog.
- Province to offset costs of insulin pumps for children.
- A Diabetes Hoarder Story.
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