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 our Focus on Technology: Anaheim 2015 conference, to be held at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, California from September 18 - 20, 2015.
New This Week
- Applications for the 2015 Diabetes Scholars Foundation College Scholarships are due today.
- Last week's poll asked readers what they think is the hardest part of diabetes. This week's poll asks readers how they chose the glucose meter they use most often.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The Fight to Survive: A Young Girl, Diabetes, and the Discovery of Insulin by Caroline Cox.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
Living in Wisconsin, one really needs to make sure you have insulation in your house. I had some contractors come to give me an estimate of how much insulation I would need to have blown in. I asked the contractor, "So, how many bags of insulin will I need to make sure I have the proper amount of insulin in my house?" The contractor looked at me and said, "I think you mean insulation, not INSULIN."
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you can't let your kid take an afternoon nap without first checking for a low. See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
After seven years with diabetes, my nephew has been burping often for six months. Does this indicate he has gastroparesis?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Pump just failed ... Lantus questions
Diabetes Blogs and Social Media
- The Vibe After Two Months: Part 2 - CGM Integration.
- Experience of a serious life event increases the risk for childhood type 1 diabetes: the ABIS population-based prospective cohort study. See also Serious life events in childhood can triple risk of developing type 1 diabetes.
- Global epidemiology of type 1 diabetes in young adults and adults: a systematic review. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Continuous Intraperitoneal Insulin Infusion Versus Subcutaneous Insulin Therapy in the Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes: Effects on Glycemic Variability.
- Assessment of the relationship between hypoglycaemia awareness and autonomic function following islet cell/pancreas transplantation.
- Corneal Confocal Microscopy Detects Neuropathy in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes without Retinopathy or Microalbuminuria. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Quantification of Diabetes Comorbidity Risks across Life Using Nation-Wide Big Claims Data. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Distinct methylation patterns in genes that affect mitochondrial function are associated with kidney disease in blood-derived DNA from individuals with Type 1 diabetes.
- Faster-acting insulin aspart: earlier onset of appearance and greater early pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic effects than insulin aspart.
- Evidence for a persistent, major excess in all cause admissions to hospital in children with type-1 diabetes: results from a large Welsh national matched community cohort study. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Effectiveness of a multidisciplinary team approach to the prevention of readmission for acute glycaemic event.
- Longitudinal relationship between diabetes-specific emotional distress and follow-up HbA1c concentration in adults with Type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Weight Control Behaviors Among Emerging Adults With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion in diabetes: patient populations, safety, efficacy, and pharmacoeconomics.
- Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus and Exercise in Competitive Athletes.
- Counterregulatory hormone responses to hypoglycaemia in subjects with type 1 diabetes following 4 weeks of treatment with liraglutide adjunct to insulin: a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind, crossover trial.
- Abnormal Skeletal Strength and Microarchitecture in Women with Celiac Disease.
- Clinical Characteristics of Celiac Disease and Dietary Adherence to Gluten-Free Diet among Saudi Children.
- Overview of biomarkers for diagnosis and monitoring of celiac disease.
- Gluten-Free And Celiac-Approved Recipes That Are Anything But Boring.
- Get a celiac test before giving up gluten.
Legal and Legislative
- Congress has Renewed the Special Diabetes Program (SDP) for Two Years.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Building a Bionic Pancreas.
- Elite cyclist inspires JDRF of La Crosse.
- NASCAR driver honors top Keller ISD fund raisers.
- Camp Nejeda boot camp helps adults with diabetes.
- How to fashionably wear an insulin pump: New dress designs made for diabetes sufferers.
- Peggy's award for her work with diabetics.
- Diabetes monitors may endanger avalanche victims, study finds.
- Immunological markers affected after six months in a first combination study with the diabetes vaccine Diamyd®.
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