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 on Monday, December 1, 2014.
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
- Diabetes Alert Dogs: Buyer Beware.
- Last week's poll asked readers how they record blood sugar data. This week's poll asks readers when they think type 1 diabetes will be cured.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The Fight to Survive: A Young Girl, Diabetes, and the Discovery of Insulin by Caroline Cox.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
Every night at the dinner table our family asks what each of our "highs" and "lows" are (meaning best and worst part of each of our day). Going around the table we each tell of a typical thing, until we get to our 8 year old who was diagnosed 5 weeks prior. She starts laughing and states that her high was 554 and her low was 75 (her overall highs and lows during her 5 weeks of the diabetic world). Only a family with type 1 would understand.
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when the stray dog who has parked himself on your deck has only been there 10 minutes and already has a test strip attached to his fur! See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
My son gets headaches brought on by low blood sugar. Is this common? What can we do to prevent this?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Breakfast Spike Help Needed
- Glu Event Recap: Navigating Health Insurance.
Support and Advocacy
- Applications for JDRF's 2015 Children's Congress are due by December 1, 2014.
Studies and Surveys
- Glu is conducting a survey about Symlin.
Diabetes Blogs and Social Media
- An eye opening experience at @CWDiabetes!
- My First Night on the Artificial Pancreas.
- 5 Reasons I'm Thankful for Type 1 Diabetes.
- Diabetes Innovation Progress: Walls Tumbling Down.
- Sweet Siblings is a new support site created by a brother-sister duo to help kids with type 1 diabetes.
- The Grouch is Back!
- In Pursuit of Insulin Independence: Meet Dr. Claresa Levetan.
- Two Toddlers and Their Brother Speak Out for Type 1 Diabetes.
- Four Tips I Learned for Managing Diabetes in School | diaTribe.
- Airport Connections.
- Just Talking Podcast with Jeff Hitchcock.
Products, Services and Books
- Our friends at diaTribe want to help you get and stay fit by giving you the chance to win a free Fitness Tracker. Enter to win your choice of a Fitbit Flex or Jawbone Up fitness tracker, and increase your chances by encouraging others to join to get more bonus prizes! Plus, you'll also receive some of the latest news in diabetes and obesity from diaTribe as well -- a win-win! The giveaway starts on October 28th and runs until December 15th. You can check out their giveaway and enter at www.diatribe.org/getfit.
- Infant Feeding in Relation to Islet Autoimmunity and Type 1 Diabetes in Genetically Susceptible Children: The MIDIA Study. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Demonstration of an Intrinsic Relationship Between Endogenous C-peptide Concentration and Determinants of Glycemic Control in Type 1 Diabetes Following Islet Transplantation. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Detection of a low-grade enteroviral infection in the islets of Langerhans of living patients newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.
- Islet autoantibody status in a multi-ethnic UK clinic cohort of children presenting with diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- A Modified Method of Insulin Producing Cells' Generation from Bone Marrow-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- The Economic Burden of Elevated Blood Glucose Levels in 2012: Diagnosed and Undiagnosed Diabetes, Gestational Diabetes Mellitus, and Prediabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats. See also What Diabetes Costs You, Even If You Don't Have The Disease.
- Glycemic Control and Excess Mortality in Type 1 Diabetes. See also Glycemic Control in Type 1 Diabetes.
- Renal Function Is Associated With Peak Exercise Capacity in Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Glycemic Targets in the Second and Third Trimester of Pregnancy for Women With Type 1 Diabetes. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Lipoatrophy in Children With Type 1 Diabetes: An Increasing Incidence?
- A randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled pilot trial of the safety and efficacy of atorvastatin in children with elevated low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) and type 1 diabetes.
- The experiences and impact of transition from child to adult healthcare services for young people with Type 1 diabetes: a systematic review.
- Seasonal Variations of Severe Hypoglycemia in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, and Non-diabetes Mellitus: Clinical Analysis of 578 Hypoglycemia Cases.
- The changing clinical profile of celiac disease: a 15-year experience (1998-2012) in an Italian referral center. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Altered Duodenal Microbiota Composition in Celiac Disease Patients Suffering From Persistent Symptoms on a Long-Term Gluten-Free Diet.
- Ingestion of oats and barley in patients with celiac disease mobilizes cross-reactive T cells activated by avenin peptides and immuno-dominant hordein peptides. See also New clue in celiac disease puzzle: Cause of oat toxicity explained.
- Celiac disease with cerebral and peripheral nerve involvement mimicking multiple sclerosis. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Fellow Celiacs: Are You Drinking Your Gluten?
- Will a gluten-free diet really make you healthier?
- Cambridge company recognized for potential Celiac-curing vaccine.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Iron Man Joins The Fight Against Diabetes.
- Is a Bioengineered Organ Going to Lead to a Biological Diabetes Cure?
- UM's Diabetes Research Institute working toward cure of Type 1 diabetes.
- Type 1 Diabetes Increasing As Medical Teams Shrink.
- Thoughts on 'A Day in the Life of a Diabetic' from a journalist who's had plenty of them: opinion.
- Type 1 Diabetes is a 24/7 Responsibility - and We Get No Vacation Time From It.
- Johns Creek woman shares story of life after diabetes.
- Chislehurst mum backs new Diabetes UK care in school helpline.
- Type 1 diabetes hasn't slowed SC kicker.
- Harris' Heroes: Md. teen with type 1 diabetes fights for a cure.
- Diabetes Awareness Month: Certain eating disorder on the rise among type 1 diabetes patients.
- Living with type 1 diabetes: Cases rise, causes unclear.
- Pumps, glucose monitors keep Type 1 diabetes in check.
- Children with diabetes can learn from bear.
- At 88, Irene Cook is inspiring proof a full life and diabetes can co-exis.
- Dr. Donald F. Steiner, Diabetes Researcher, Dies at 84.
- Tandem Diabetes Care Announces Partnership with Tidepool to Further Expand Access to Diabetes Device Data.
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