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Of Continuing Interest

    CWD Events

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Other Stories of Continuing Interest

  5. CWD's Chat Rooms have been updated with a new technology platform because our previous chat service shut down.
  6. How can people without diabetes understand what living with diabetes is really like? Share your experiences -- Walk With D.

New This Week

    Top Stories

  1. The registration fee for CWD's Focus on Technology: Anaheim 2014 conference, to be held at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, California, from October 24-26, 2014, goes up on Friday, October 10th.
  2. Want to attend an event that will change your life? Thanks to a generous donor, the Diabetes Scholars Foundation is able to give 20 families the opportunity to attend the upcoming Children with Diabetes conference at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, California October 24-26th. Scholarships will be granted on a first come first served basis and are only available to families who have not already registered for the event. If interested please contact Mary Podjasek at The Disneyland Hotel is currently out of rooms for the event. These scholarship opportunities cover the cost of registration for the event for your family, but they do not cover your hotel if you plan on staying overnight near Disney.
  3. Join the Big Blue Test at School and help raise money for diabetes charities.
  4. Last week's poll asked about which feature is most important in a glucose meter. This week's poll asks readers about their plans for Halloween.
  5. The Featured Book of the Week is Diabetes Rising: How a Rare Disease Became a Modern Pandemic, and What to Do About It by Dan Hurley.
  6. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    My son recently was ill and had returned to school. His blood sugar went extremely low and the rescue had to be called. This obviously caused quite a commotion at the school. That evening a mother called to say that her daughter was worried about my son and had reported "Mom, his blood sugar was so low it was down to his belly button!"
  7. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your six year old runs to the bathroom yelling "I've got to go Type 2!" See more parent humor.
  8. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  9. 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.
  10. From the CWD Forums

  11. From the CWD Forums:
    Temp Basal Tips?
  12. Nutrition

  13. Our List of Gluten Free Candy will help families with celiac to make an informed choice on what to enjoy on Halloween.
  14. Support and Advocacy

  15. Project Blue November provides a curated collection of ideas and inspiration for people who want to raise awareness of Type 1 Diabetes.
  16. Apply for a Big Blue Test grant to help with your diabetes advocacy efforts.
  17. Studies and Surveys

  18. 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.
  19. Diabetes Blogs and Social Media

  20. What Does the DOC Mean to You?
  21. A Minute.
  22. In Type 1 Diabetes Management, Fear Is Not a Motivator.
  23. Alarmed - By Olly Double.
  24. The Scary Wake-Up Call.
  25. {Diabetes Management} I can finally upload our CGM to our Mac ... and the angels sang!
  26. My Six Year Old Didn't Sign Up for Type 1 Diabetes.
  27. The truth about travelling.
  28. Products, Services and Books

  29. Medtronic Recalls Minimed Paradigm and 530G Systems Due to Hypoglycemia Concerns Resulting from Device Design Error.
  30. NewsFlash: Glooko Launches Bluetooth Tool for 30+ Glucose Meters.
  31. Research

  32. Antibodies to islet cell autoantigens, rotaviruses and/or enteroviruses in cord blood and healthy mothers in relation to the 2010-2011 winter viral seasons in Israel: a pilot study. See also Viral Infection May Trigger Childhood Diabetes in Utero.
  33. Design and in silico evaluation of an intraperitoneal-subcutaneous (IP-SC) artificial pancreas.
  34. Does Insulin Therapy for Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Protect Against Alzheimer's Disease?
  35. Microneedles for Drug Delivery via the Gastrointestinal Tract. Full text PDF available via link. See also New drug-delivery capsule may replace injections.
  36. Clinical and molecular characterization of maturity onset-diabetes of the young caused by hepatocyte nuclear factor-4 alpha mutation: red flags for prediction of the diagnosis.
  37. Daily Care

  38. Hemoglobin A1c Levels and Risk of Severe Hypoglycemia in Children and Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes from Germany and Austria: A Trend Analysis in a Cohort of 37,539 Patients between 1995 and 2012. Free full text available in PDF format.├č
  39. Are children with type 1 diabetes safe at school? Examining parent perceptions.
  40. Glycaemic control and prevalence of hypoglycaemic events in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus treated with insulin analogues.
  41. Trajectories of HbA1c Levels in Children and Youth with Type 1 Diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  42. Treatment with continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion is associated with lower arterial stiffness.
  43. Safety, effectiveness, and cost effectiveness of long acting versus intermediate acting insulin for patients with type 1 diabetes: systematic review and network meta-analysis. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  44. Cost-effectiveness of insulin degludec compared with insulin glargine in a basal-bolus regimen in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus in the UK.
  45. Little Variation in Diet Cost Across Wide Ranges of Overall Dietary Quality among Youth with Type 1 Diabetes.
  46. Intentional Hypoglycemia to Control Bingeing in a Patient with Type 1 Diabetes and Bulimia Nervosa.
  47. Increased risk of severe diabetic ketoacidosis among Jewish ultra-orthodox children.
  48. Challenges in Type 1 diabetes management in South East Asia: Descriptive situational assessment.
  49. Celiac

  50. Celiac Expert Explores New Options in Treatment, Research.
  51. Gluten Contamination in Foods Labeled as "Gluten Free" in the United States.
  52. Systematic review with meta-analysis: associations between coeliac disease and type 1 diabetes.
  53. Introduction of Gluten, HLA Status, and the Risk of Celiac Disease in Children.
  54. Randomized Feeding Intervention in Infants at High Risk for Celiac Disease.
  55. Silent coeliac disease is overrepresented in children with type 1 diabetes and their siblings.
  56. Celiac Disease, a Common, but Elusive, Diagnosis.
  57. When Gluten Sensitivity Isn't Celiac Disease.
  58. Legal and Legislative

  59. AACE Wants National Diabetes Panel.
  60. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  61. 'Bionic pancreas' opens up new possibilities to kids with Type 1 diabetes.
  62. Girl hopes for freedom at 11 with insulin pump.
  63. Stroudsburg woman's life-changing diagnosis.
  64. From Barcelona to The Alps, Powered By Insulin | The Glucose Project.
  65. Collins' checklist includes managing Crusaders' offense, juvenile diabetes.
  66. Coon battles opponents, type 1 diabetes.
  67. Lana Chestang is Mobile's first Red Strider youth ambassador.
  68. Press Releases

  69. Animas® Vibe® Insulin Pump and Continuous Glucose Monitoring System Now Approved for Children with Type 1 Diabetes in Canada.

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