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
- It's once again time to Spare a Rose, Save a Child. Your donations bring life-saving insulin and diabetes care products to over 15,000 children with type 1 diabetes in 48 under resourced countries through the IDF's Life for a Child program.
- You Deserve More Than Roses.
- Spare A Rose and February Awesome.
- Our love saves lives.
- Last week's poll asked readers if diabetes has impacted their sleep. This week's poll asks readers about which insulin pump they use.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Diabetes Care at School: Bridging the Gap by Salus Education, LLC.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
I have 8 month old non-diabetic granddaughter who's sister has type 1 diabetes. The baby was transitioning from Stage 1 baby food to starting on table food. At dinner the other day, my daughter opened a container of baby food and looked concerned as she stirred it. She asked me if I thought it looked bad because it was lumpy. I bent over the container and asked my daughter, "Is it Type 1?" What I meant to say was Stage 1.
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your child holds up a box in the grocery store and, when you ask "How much?", the nice bystander says "$2.99" and your child says, "15 carbs for one serving." See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
What does one do if insulin doses are reversed--short acting instead of long acting and vice versa?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Leaving a tween T1D home alone
- 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
- What I Wish I Knew.
- TuDiabetes Live interview with Christel Marchand Aprigliano, creator of The Diabetes Unconference.
- A Look into the Diabetes Dark Ages.
- Toenail Totem.
- What To Expect When You're Expecting With Diabetes: Preconception.
- Run Across Canada - 9 months of running.
- Beta Cell death and dysfunction during type 1 diabetes development in at-risk individuals.
- Future Artificial Pancreas Technology for Type 1 Diabetes: What Do Users Want?
- Mesenchymal stem cells derived in vitro transdifferentiated insulin-producing cells: A new approach to treat type 1 diabetes. Free full text available in HTML format.
- The incidence of type 1 diabetes is still increasing in The Netherlands, but has stabilised in children under five (Young DUDEs-1).
- Diabetes in rats treated with engineered probiotic and Behind the headlines: a probiotic cure for diabetes? report on Engineered Commensal Bacteria Reprogram Intestinal Cells Into Glucose-Responsive Insulin-Secreting Cells for the Treatment of Diabetes, previously reported.
- Leisure-time physical activity and development and progression of diabetic nephropathy in type 1 diabetes: the FinnDiane Study.
- Functional Evaluation of the Reusable JuniorSTAR┬« Half-Unit Insulin Pen.
- Incretin-Based Therapy and Risk of Acute Pancreatitis: A Nationwide Population-Based Case-Control Study.
- Improving management of type 1 diabetes in the UK: the Dose Adjustment For Normal Eating (DAFNE) programme as a research test-bed.
- Economic impact of severe and non-severe hypoglycemia in patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes in the United States.
- The Effectiveness of Internet Intervention on 926 Patients with Diabetes Mellitus for Up to 30 Months.
- Web-Based Telemedicine System Is Useful for Monitoring Glucose Control in Pregnant Women with Diabetes.
- Responses of peripheral blood mononucleated cells from non-celiac gluten sensitive patients to various cereal sources. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Celiac disease evolving into dermatitis herpetiformis in patients adhering to normal or gluten-free diet.
- Celiac disease might explain fertility problems.
- UW researchers developing treatment for Celiac Disease.
- Puppies Trump Gluten in Super Bowl Ad Humor That Goes Too Far.
- Extra charges on P.F. Chang's gluten-free dishes violate disability law, class action says.
Legal and Legislative
- Survey demonstrates that suppliers in Medicare's Competitive Bidding Program for Insulin Pumps are not providing products as mandated by law. See also Competitive Bidding Program External Infusion Pumps and Supplies - Issues with Supplier Compliance Impacting Beneficiary Access to Insulin Pumps and Related Supplies.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Diabetes Technology Inches Closer To An Artificial Pancreas.
- New Technology Helps Monitor Juvenile Diabetes.
- Breakthrough 'artificial pancreas' helps control diabetic's insulin levels.
- Diabetes sufferers commended after 50 years living with disease.
- My Health Experience: 'I like to focus on the positive things having diabetes has given me'.
- Postprandial glucagon linked to glycaemic control in Type 1 diabetes.
- Diabetes Technology Inches Closer To An Artificial Pancreas.
- Fuld determined not to let diabetes hamper him, others.
- St. Pius X senior Studyvin overcomes diabetes, gains scholarship.
- Pumped up for diabetes.
- Diabetic father signs up for Brighton Half Marathon.
- Millie's Manifesto: Schoolgirl delivers Type 1 diabetes manifesto to Number 10 Downing Street.
- Dear Coleen Nolan, diabetes is not my fault.
- Spare a Rose on Valentine's Day and Save a Child.
- Lilly Diabetes Donates $92,000 in Camp Scholarships to the American Diabetes Association.
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