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 is open.
- Make plans to attend Friends for Life Canada 2015, to be held at the Marriott Gateway on the Falls in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, from October 23-25, 2015. Our hotel block is open for reservations and conference registration is open.
Other Stories of Continuing Interest
- Applications for the 2015 Diabetes Scholars Foundation College Scholarships are now online.
New This Week
- Last week's poll asked readers about how much insulin they use each day. This week's poll asks readers if diabetes has impacted their sleep.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Diabetes Through the Looking Glass: Seeing diabetes from your child's perspective by Dr Rachel Besser.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
Our 9 year old son has had type 1 since he was three and has just started playing hockey. The team is having hockey photos taken next week. The required form asks "What is your favorite pro team?" Because I didn't know, I asked Jonathan what his favorite pro team was. He thought for a while and then answered "Fried Chicken." I looked at him funny and said "Fried Chicken is your favorite professional hockey team?" He laughed and said, "Oh, I thought you asked me what my favorite protein was!"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your husband comes in and asks your child what they are up to and they respond "176" instead of "playing." See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
Diagnosed nine years ago, my daughter seems to be suffering from diabetes burnout, does not want to discuss it, seems sad at times. How can I help her?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Cake frosting vs. cake gel vs. cake icing
- We've updated our list of diabetes camps to help you find a camp near you.
Studies and Surveys
- PERL (Preventing Early Renal Loss in Diabetes) is a clinical trial for people with type 1 diabetes who have early signs of kidney problems. Our goal is to test a new way to reduce loss of kidney function using a safe and inexpensive medicine. We are seeking adults with type 1 diabetes to participate in our study.
Diabetes Blogs and Social Media
- Type 1 Diabetes: 3 Developments to Watch in 2015.
- New Dexcom Share Receiver Approved and a Sneak Peek at Dexcomâ€™s Upcoming Pipeline.
- Are You Getting the Right Care for Your Diabetic Eyes?
- Why #DIYPS N=1 data is significant (and #DIYPS is a year old!)
- I am the Lucky Twin: Why Did I Escape Type 1 Diabetes?
- Dexcom CGM citing on American Idol.
Products, Services and Books
- Is Medtronic's MiniMed 640G an Artificial Pancreas?
- Multicenter outpatient dinner/overnight reduction of hypoglycemia and increased time of glucose in target with a wearable artificial pancreas using modular model predictive control in adults with type 1 diabetes.
- Psychosocial aspects of closed- and open-loop insulin delivery: closing the loop in adults with Type 1 diabetes in the home setting.
- Engineered Commensal Bacteria Reprogram Intestinal Cells Into Glucose-Responsive Insulin-Secreting Cells for the Treatment of Diabetes.
- Beta-cell destruction and preservation in childhood and adult onset type 1 diabetes.
- Bariatric surgery and diabetes: Implications of type 1 versus insulin-requiring type 2.
- The advanced glycation end product methylglyoxal-derived hydroimidazolone-1 and early signs of atherosclerosis in childhood diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Prevalence and incidence of clinically recognized cases of Type 1 diabetes in children and adolescents in Rwanda, Africa.
- Frequency of Dermatological Side Effects of Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion in Children and Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes.
- Suspension of basal insulin to avoid hypoglycemia in type 1 diabetes treated with insulin pump. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Achieving International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes and American Diabetes Association clinical guidelines offers cardiorenal protection for youth with type 1 diabetes.
- Efficacy and safety of switching to insulin glulisine from other rapid-acting insulin analogs in children with type 1 diabetes.
- Diabetes Knowledge in Young Adults: Associations With Hemoglobin A1C.
- Differentiating Peer and Friend Social Information-Processing Effects on Stress and Glycemic Control Among Youth With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Characteristics of being hospitalized as a child with a new diagnosis of type 1 diabetes: a phenomenological study of children's past and present experiences. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Gluten or gluten-free? A guide to wheat.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Father of diabetic criticizes school.
- Peer mentoring may improve diabetes management among adolescents. See also Patient perspectives on peer mentoring: type 1 diabetes management in adolescents and young adults, previously reported.
- The Benefits of Growing Up With Type 1 Diabetes - T1 Everyday Magic.
- Seahawks fans join in the madness of Media Day.
- Locals Mark 50 Years Of Managing Type 1 Diabetes.
- 13 Lessons Learned After 90 Days of Diabetes.
- Over 200K Americans under the age of 20 live with diabetes.
- What FDA developments in Diabetes mean for FDA approval in Digital Health.
- FDA permits marketing of first system of mobile medical apps for continuous glucose monitoring. See also FDA clears new medical app to track real-time glucose levels in diabetics.
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