Of Continuing Interest
- 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
- How can people without diabetes understand what living with diabetes is really like? Share your experiences -- Walk With D.
New This Week
- DSMALive 'Rents: CGM in the Cloud.
- Last week's poll asked readers if their diabetes care team lets them choose the products they use. This week's poll asks readers what they use most often to treat hypoglycemia.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Understanding Diabetes, 12th Edition by H. Peter Chase, MD, and David M. Maahs, MD, PhD.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
My 5 year old daughter woke one morning low, so I gave her a couple of glucose tabs to suck on while I prepared breakfast. She decided to go upstairs to wake her aunt who was visiting for the weekend. She woke her aunt and showed her the glucose tabs in her mouth. Her aunt asked her jokingly if she had candy for breakfast every morning to which my daughter replied, "Only on the mornings mummy says 'Jesus Christ.'"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your child dresses up as a sharps box for Halloween. See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
My son was spilling ketones with an elevated blood sugar last night so we gave him water and extra insulin. Overnight he was low. Ketones returned this morning. Was this just due to dehydration? At what point do I call the doctor? I'm confused by the off and on ketones.
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Before bed snacks - how to bolus
- Our List of Gluten Free Candy will help families with celiac to make an informed choice on what to enjoy on Halloween.
Support and Advocacy
- LETâ€™S TWEET! / Hey Congress! #Vote4DM!
- #DOCasksFDA - A Virtual Discussion with the FDA.
- Looking for something to do with your pumpkins after Halloween? Join Smash Diabetes.
- The 7th Annual WDD Blue Circle Photo Contest encourages individuals, families, friends, and coworkers to be involved in producing a unique blue circle creation to raise awareness for diabetes.
Diabetes Blogs and Social Media
- Do You Know About the TEAL PUMPKIN PROJECT??? .... You Should!
- Teal Pumpkins and Kids with Type 1.
- What are your "Diabetes Landmines?" The Seven Mistakes I Always Make and What I Learned Trying to Avoid Them | diaTribe.
- Type 1 in the Fast Lane - Charlie Kimball.
- How I Sailed to New Zealand with Type 1 Diabetes.
- Type 1 Diabetes Heroes: Phil Southerland.
Products, Services and Books
- Dexcom Share is now available.
- Using Nightscout for Peace of Mind.
- A Novel Method to Detect Pressure-Induced Sensor Attenuations (PISA) in an Artificial Pancreas.
- Seasonal variation in month of diagnosis in children with type 1 diabetes registered in 23 European centers during 1989-2008: little short-term influence of sunshine hours or average temperature.
- The Raikas - a unique combination of high prevalence of type 1 diabetes susceptibility genes and near zero incidence of the disease.
- Prognostic value of endothelial dysfunction in type 1 diabetes mellitus. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Do We Need Worms to Promote Immune Health?
- Does treatment with an insulin pump improve glycaemic control in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes? A retrospective case-control study.
- Long-Term Efficacy of Insulin Pump Therapy on Glycemic Control in Adults with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
- Insulin pumps help preserve normal nerve function references Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion preserves axonal function in type 1 diabetes mellitus, previously reported.
- Alternative Agents in Type 1 Diabetes in Addition to Insulin Therapy: Metformin, Alpha-Glucosidase Inhibitors, Pioglitazone, GLP-1 Agonists, DPP-IV Inhibitors, and SGLT-2 Inhibitors.
- Advances in management of type 1 diabetes mellitus. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Self-Management of Diabetes in Children and Young Adults Using Technology and Smartphone Applications.
- Adolescents developing life skills for managing type 1 diabetes: a qualitative, realistic evaluation of a guided self-determination-youth intervention.
- Effects of body weight reduction on plasma leptin and adiponectin/leptin ratio in obese patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Free full text available in PDF format.
- The present and the future in the diagnosis and management of celiac disease. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Genetic risk for co-occurrence of type 1 diabetes and celiac disease is modified by HLA-C and killer immunoglobulin-like receptors.
- Specific Non-Gluten Proteins of Wheat are Novel Target Antigens in Celiac Disease Humoral Response.
- Pros and Cons of Going Gluten-Free. (and a brief lament about the smooshed banana).
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- NASCAR Driver Overcomes Diagnosis To Get Back Behind The Wheel.
- Out of the Ashes: Ashten Smith-Gooden hasn't let diabetes define her.
- Handsworth hitter Maya Bennett a study in perseverance, and an inspiration to her Royals.
- Local TD calls for reduction in waiting times for insulin pump therapy.
- Siblings share type 1 dilemma.
- Diabetes and Division I - Field Hockey's Sarah Keer is Inspiring by Example.
- Sen. Nybo now a member of legislative diabetes caucus: Nybo family to share their "touched by type 1" story soon.
- New EU Driving Rules for Type 1 Diabetes Could Spell Danger. (Free Medscape membership required.)
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