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.
- Make plans to attend Friends for Life 2015, to be held at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort from Monday, July 6th, through Sunday, July 12th, 2015. Our hotel block is open for reservations, and conference registration will open later this year.
Other Stories of Continuing Interest
- On August 29, 2014, Children with Diabetes was granted 501c3 status as a public charity in the United States.
- How can people without diabetes understand what living with diabetes is really like? Share your experiences -- Walk With D.
New This Week
- CWD's Chat Rooms have been updated with a new technology platform because our previous chat service shut down.
- If you're coming to CWD's Focus on Technology: Anaheim 2014 conference and plan to attend the Nightscout Installation Workshop, please register for the workshop so we know how many people are coming.
- Last week's poll asked our readers readers how satisfied they are with their diabetes care regimen. This week's poll asks about which feature is most important in a glucose meter.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Type 1 Diabetes and Babysitting by Stacey Smith-Bradfield and Dayna Frei.
- 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 you realize people are staring at you in the cleaning aisle after you pick up a new product and exclaim to your family, "Hey, I bet this would get the blood off the bedroom wall!" See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
My daughter has been ill twice recently and I've had to increase her insulin significantly. Should I be concerned? Is there anything you recommend I do?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Low hours and unbolused snacks
Support and Advocacy
- Project Blue November provides a curated collection of ideas and inspiration for people who want to raise awareness of Type 1 Diabetes.
- Apply for a Big Blue Test grant.
- Live interview with Sierra Sandison, Miss Idaho 2014 to be held on October 2, 2014 from 1-2 pm Pacific Time.
Studies and Surveys
- Researchers at the University of South Florida (USF) are looking for people age 18 or over who have diabetes and who have experienced transitioning from pediatric to an adult physician for diabetes, and for health care providers who care for children or young adults with diabetes, to participate in a Diabetes Transition Experiences Study.
Diabetes in School
- Care of Young Children With Diabetes in the Child Care Setting: A Position Statement of the American Diabetes Association. Also available in PDF format.
Diabetes Blogs and Social Media
- Where are you Medicare? The elephant was not in the room.
- Type 1 Parenting Triage.
- What's Happening with the New 'Post-Market' Glucose Meter Quality Program.
- Students with Diabetes is now accepting applications for the Summer 2015 Internship positions.
- Exploring the Potential of the SGLT2 Inhibitor Dapagliflozin in Type 1 Diabetes: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Pilot Study.
- Inpatient Trial of an Artificial Pancreas Based on Multiple Model Probabilistic Predictive Control with Repeated Large Unannounced Meals.
- Factors affecting the success of glucagon delivered during an automated closed-loop system in type 1 diabetes.
- A Novel, Stable, Aqueous Glucagon Formulation Using Ferulic Acid as an Excipient.
- Obesity, islet cell autoimmunity and cardiovascular risk factors in youth at onset of type 1 autoimmune diabetes.
- Profile of mood states in adult type 1 diabetes mellitus men and women with disease onset in childhood and in adulthood.
- Autonomic control during acute hypoglycemia in type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Effect of Race and Marital Status on Mothers' Observed Parenting and Adolescent Adjustment in Youth With Type 1 Diabetes.
- The Relationship between Self-Management and Glycemic Control in a Cohort of Children with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Diabetes self-management, depressive symptoms, metabolic control and satisfaction with quality of life over time in Chinese youth with type 1 diabetes.
- Carbohydrate intake and insulin requirement in children, adolescents and young adults with cystic fibrosis-related diabetes: A multicenter comparison to type 1 diabetes.
- Experimental hookworm infection and gluten microchallenge promote tolerance in celiac disease. See also Celiac disease: A wriggly solution to a first-world problem.
- Neighborhood conditions and celiac disease risk among children in Sweden.
- Depression and anxiety in child and adolescents with follow-up celiac disease and in their families.
- The neurologic significance of celiac disease biomarkers.
- The postprandial glucose response to some varieties of commercially available gluten-free pasta: a comparison between healthy and celiac subjects.
- All the Italian, With None of the Gluten.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Girl tests bionic pancreas.
- Hudson college student's blog makes life sweeter for others with diabetes.
- Citizen Hackers Modify Diabetes Device.
- Medtronic showcases smartphone-enabled continuous glucose monitoring.
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