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.
Other Stories of Continuing Interest
- Applications for the 2015 Diabetes Scholars Foundation College Scholarships are now online.
New This Week
- Make plans to attend our Focus on Technology: Anaheim 2015 conference, to be held at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, California from September 18 - 20, 2015.
- 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, is sold out.
- ANNOUNCING: The DiabetesMine 2015 Patient Voices Contest â€“ Share Your Diabetes Life Hacks!
- Last week's poll asked readers how often they check blood glucose levels during the night. This week's poll asks readers if they or their child has ever experienced a low blood glucose related seizure.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Why Me? Why Did I Have To Get Diabetes? by Robert Messinger and Laura Messinger.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
On top of the cookies in the cookie jar is a paper with 6c. (6 Carbohydrates) each written on it. Upon returning from getting a cookie, my non-diabetic nephew says, "I don't have 6 cents to pay for each one of these cookies." My 5 year old diabetic son said, "It's carbs, not cents!"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when, while doing math homework, in response to the question "Name three things that you use in your home to measure with and draw a picture of it," your 6-year-old son writes "syringe" and painstakingly draws a picture of it. See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
My daughter, who has diabetes, experienced shaking of her body with her eyes rolled back. Is this normal for a child with diabetes?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Any of you using the Share receiver with a 18 year old ? (are around that age)
- We've updated our list of diabetes camps to help you find a camp near you.
- We Are Diabetes is an organization primarily devoted to promoting support and awareness for type 1 diabetics who suffer from eating disorders.
- Lilly and Disney: A Unique Collaboration.
Diabetes Blogs and Social Media
- Why Is Insulin So Expensive In The U.S.? See also Why Isn't There Any Cheap, Generic Insulin?
- Type 1 Diabetes and the Affordable Care Act: The Perspective from the Joslin Clinic.
- Some Good News About Lipohypertrophy + Continuous Glucose Monitoring (!).
- The Last Straw.
- Do You Lie to Your Doctor?
- An Interview with Kevin Sayer, CEO of Dexcom.
- Less Is More: The Detrimental Consequences of Immunosuppressive Therapy in the Treatment of Type-1 Diabetes.
- Insulin pump risks and benefits: a clinical appraisal of pump safety standards, adverse event reporting and research needs. A Joint Statement of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes and the American Diabetes Association Diabetes Technology Working Group.
- Short and long term neuro-behavioral alterations in type 1 diabetes mellitus pediatric population. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Depressive Symptoms, Daily Stress, and Adherence in Late Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Glycemic control and clinic attendance of emerging adults with type 1 diabetes at a transition care clinic.
- Urinary C-Peptide/Creatinine Ratio Can Distinguish Maturity-Onset Diabetes of the Young from Type 1 Diabetes in Children and Adolescents: A Single-Center Experience.
- Modern clinical management helps reducing the impact of type 1 diabetes in children.
- Safe and Efficacious Use of Automated Bolus Advisors in Individuals Treated With Multiple Daily Insulin Injection (MDI) Therapy: Lessons Learned From the Automated Bolus Advisor Control and Usability Study (ABACUS).
- Gender and Age - Dependent effect of type 1 diabetes on obesity and altered body composition in young adults.
- Dietary intake, body composition, and physical activity among young patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Digital games for type 1 and type 2 diabetes: underpinning theory with three illustrative examples. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Menstrual and Reproductive Function in Women with Type 1 Diabetes.
- Case Reports That Illustrate the Efficacy of SGLT2 Inhibitors in the Type 1 Diabetic Patient. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Gluten Free-Diet and Lipid Profile in Children with Celiac Disease: Comparison with General Population Standards.
- Researchers hope to produce gluten-free wheat.
- A Chicago Mother's Quest for Tasty, Gluten-Free Food for Her Child Leads to Innovative Food Start-up.
Legal and Legislative
- Maryland passed the Public and Nonpublic Schools Student Diabetes Management Program bill.
- JAMA Paper Breaks Down Medical Research Funding in the US.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Eight-year-old Amber meets the queen at Diabetes UK event.
- Supporting Student-Athletes with Type 1 Diabetes.
- Kids with type 1 diabetes to design Ryan Blaney's Brickyard 400 car.
- Monroe girl lives life with, beyond diabetes.
- World's first all-diabetes professional cycling team joined Le Tour de Filipinas.
- Teddy Bear Clinic held for young diabetes patients.
- Palo Alto company creates app that integrates diabetes management technology.
- Dynamic Father-son Duo Contributes to Educating Families About Type 1 Diabetes.
- Miss Idaho visits Anderson Twp., talks about diabetes.
- Semma Therapeutics Announces $44 Million in Funding Led by MPM Capital to Develop Cell Therapy for Treating Type 1 Diabetes; Signs Agreement with Global Pharmaceutical Company. See also Semma Secures $44M to Develop Diabetes Stem Cell Therapy.
- AstraZeneca to collaborate with the Harvard Stem Cell Institute in diabetes.
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