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 how many basal rates they have in their main insulin pump profile. This week's poll asks readers about which infusion set they use most often.
- The Featured Book of the Week is My Life as a Pancreas: Reflections on Raising a Child with Diabetes by Priscilla Call Essert.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
I came downstairs one afternoon and my son Max (age 10, dx 4 years ago) said, "Mom, I was 28!" I said "Oh my gosh (panic rising in my throat), did you get some juice? Do you need help?" "No," he said. "Not my blood sugar! 28 was my Wii Fit age!"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when, in public, your teenager announces they're high and you hand them a syringe. See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
Because my husband and his cousin both have type 1, we are concerned about our children developing diabetes. Is there anything we can be doing to decrease their risk?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Dealing With Rapid Increases in Insulin Needs
- What Is Neonatal Diabetes?
- The Diabetes Scholars Foundation is running a fundraiser, selling a group cookbook, to help fund scholarships to CWD conferences.
Diabetes Blogs and Social Media
- Why I Told My Diabetes Doctor to Back Off.
- With This Ring, I Close The Loop (and #OpenAPS).
- Glucagon without Needles? Locemia's Intranasal Glucagon Powder for Severe Hypoglycemia. See also Locemia's web site for more information.
- The Human Side of the Artificial Pancreas.
- Fixing the "Weakest Link" of Insulin Delivery - BD's New Infusion Set Shows Results in Early Pilot Clinical Study.
- Talking Next-Gen Diabetes Tools with Dexcom Leaders.
- 6 Tips for Traveling with Type 1 Diabetes.
- Interview with Miss Idaho, Sierra Sandison.
- An economic analysis of autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (AHSCT) in the treatment of new onset type 1 diabetes.
- Glycemic Variability Is Associated with Frequency of Blood Glucose Testing and Bolus: Post Hoc Analysis Results from the ProAct Study.
- Comparison of appetite responses to high- and low-glycemic index postexercise meals under matched insulinemia and fiber in type 1 diabetes.
- Clinical Features of Celiac Disease: A Prospective Birth Cohort.
- Effect of gliadin on permeability of intestinal biopsy explants from celiac disease patients and patients with non-celiac gluten sensitivity. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- How gluten intolerance became the fainting spell of the 21st century.
Legal and Legislative
- Parents want more school help for diabetic students.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Emma Watson raises awareness of type 1 diabetes by saluting mum with the condition.
- Diabetes On 'Alarming' Rise Among Children.
- Twins catching prospect Turner not letting diabetes divert career.
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