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 three days before Valentine's Day. You want to express how much you care for someone. How about saving a life through 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. That's true caring.
- Spare a Rose, Save a Child With Diabetes.
- The Dire Need for Better Insulin Access Across the World.
- Last Year Spare A Rose Helped 400 Kids in Need: Help Out This Year with One Easy Step!
- (Almost) Wordless Wednesday - #SpareARose.
- Una rosa menos, significa salud para un ni├▒o.
- Last week's poll asked readers about which insulin pump they use. This week's poll asks pump users how often they change their infusion set.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The Little Red Sports Car by Eleanor Troutt, illustrated by J. Chris Price.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
I am home schooling our 5 year old son, who just went on the pump 5 months ago. Today we were learning about the letter 'S'. He was excited. "I know what begins with 'S'- 'Site change'! I'm sure any other teacher would be more than a little perplexed by this answer.
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you get an advertisement online saying that they have the perfect pump and you wonder, "Animas or Tandem?", only to find out it is a shoe store advertisement. 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 put on lisinopril for a few positive microalbumin levels; how long will this medication take to bring the levels down? Will it be weeks or months?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Nighttime site changes
- 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.
- The T1D Exchange Living Biobank collects blood samples needed by the scientific community for type 1 research and stores additional samples for future use. Please join.
Diabetes Blogs and Social Media
- Diabetes' Unspoken Threat, Hypoglycemia.
- Big Data, Little Data, My Data: An Interview With John Costik.
- New research on gut microbiota and type 1 diabetes.
- Type 1 Diabetes vs Health Insurance.
- Arden Describes a Low Blood Glucose Seizure.
Products, Services and Books
- Gluten-Free Recipes for People with Diabetes by Nancy S. Hughes is a good addition to your gluten-free kitchen.
- Apple Watch app will track glucose levels for diabetics.
- Hacking diabetes: the open artificial pancreas project. See also Introducing the #OpenAPS project.
- Glucose-responsive insulin activity by covalent modification with aliphatic phenylboronic acid conjugates. See also Engineered insulin could offer better diabetes control, 'Smart' insulin hope for diabetes, and 'Smart' insulin may ease burden of type 1 diabetes patients, research suggests.
- Predictors of Progression From the Appearance of Islet Autoantibodies to Early Childhood Diabetes: The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in the Young (TEDDY).
- Insulin detemir is transported from blood to cerebrospinal fluid and has prolonged central anorectic action relative to NPH insulin.
- Glycemic Control in Simultaneous Islet-Kidney Versus Pancreas-Kidney Transplantation in Type 1 Diabetes: A Prospective 13-Year Follow-up.
- Noninvasive mapping of pancreatic inflammation in recent-onset type-1 diabetes patients.
- C-peptide: New findings and therapeutic possibilities.
- CD4+ T-cell proliferation responses to wheat polypeptide stimulation in children at different stages of type 1 diabetes autoimmunity.
- Gut microbial markers are associated with diabetes onset, regulatory imbalance, and IFN-╬│ level in NOD Mice.
- Risks of Psychiatric Disorders and Suicide Attempts in Children and Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes: A Population-Based Cohort Study.
- Serum lipid profiles and glycemic control in adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Clinical efficacy and safety of insulin aspart compared with regular human insulin in patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus - a systematic review and meta-analysis. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Children's Learning and Goal-Setting at a Diabetes Camp.
- Frequency of hand and shoulder symptoms in patients with Type 1 diabetes.
- Preeclampsia and diabetes.
- Regional Cerebral Hemodynamic Response to Incremental Exercise Is Blunted in Poorly Controlled Patients With Uncomplicated Type 1 Diabetes.
- Feasibility of the SMART Project: A Text Message Program for Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes.
- A novel tool to predict youth who will show recommended usage of diabetes technologies.
- Autoimmune Disease in First-degree Relatives and Spouses of Individuals with Celiac Disease.
- Increased use of hypnotics in individuals with celiac disease: a nationwide case-control study. Free full text available in PDF format.
- UW researchers developing treatment for Celiac Disease.
- Pillsbury Debuts New Gluten-Free Products.
- The Best Lunch Ever by Lucia Boyd.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Both cause and cure for diabetes could be in your gut.
- News Anchor Wakes Up to Diabete.
- Diabetic schoolboy Lewis, 10, heading for London to meet the Queen.
- Cutler's foundation does great work.
- Mum says children saved her life after she nearly slipped into deadly diabetic coma.
- Why Do Women With Type 1 Diabetes Die More Often Than Diabetic Men?
- Students with Type 1 Diabetes Get a Boost from Lilly Diabetes to Attend College.
- Researchers find link between microbiome, type 1 diabetes.
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